Is Salt Putting Your Kids at Risk?

Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, kills more than 800,000 Americans each year. We know that too much salt may contribute to high blood pressure and increased cardiovascular risk. According to a new study Read More

Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin Read More

Meet Your Liver

The liver may be the most unappreciated organ in your body.  Heart, lungs, digestive tract, kidneys—our culture gives these organs plenty of attention, but to most people the function of their liver remains a mystery. Read More

This Toothpaste Helps More Than Just Your Teeth

For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body—in particular, heart attacks and strokes. The results released from a randomized trial of a novel plaque identifying toothpaste Read More

Exercise May Help Ward off Memory Decline

Exercise may be associated with a small benefit for elderly people who already have memory and thinking problems, according to new research published in the October 19, 2016, online issue of Neurology, a medical journal of Read More

The Ultimate Workout

You don’t need a celebrity trainer to stay in shape. This get-fit plan is super easy to stick with (and guaranteed to give you quick results). The Expert: Katy Santiago, director of the Restorative Exercise Read More

The Exercise Cure

Visit Sally Dick, a naturopath and physician in Windber, Pennsylvania, and you’re more likely to get a prescription for exercise than one for a pill. She’s among a maverick group of physicians who not only Read More

Build Strong Bones

Joints thrive with compression and decompression, bathing the joint surfaces with synovial fluid. You can help strengthen bones when your direct the appropriate amount of force through the bone, both along the axis/grain of the Read More

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