Yearly Archives: 2019

Young Adult Colon Cancer is on the Rise

Do you think that colon cancer is an “old person’s disease”? Guess again. New research shows that rates are rapidly rising in younger adults.

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Going Green in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

Happy – almost – St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of the most celebrated Irish holiday of the year, are you going green? No, I don’t mean wearing a shamrock. I …

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Toddler BMI May Lead to Teenage Obesity

“Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the middle,” …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking.

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Thursday is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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Homeschooling? Your Kids May Not Be Getting Enough Exercise

Parents who homeschool their children may think putting them into organized sports and physical activities keeps them fit, but a study by Rice University researchers in Journal of Functional Morphology …

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Is Stress at Work Causing Women’s Weight Gain?

Are you a female? Are you stressed at work? Your workplace stress could be causing your weight gain.

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Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder by Exercising

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — S.A.D. begins and ends at about the same times every year.

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