Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Health Tips

Health Tips

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You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight
Think heart health is just for adults? Think again. A recent study says 1 in 3 children ages 9-11 have borderline or high cholesterol levels. Practice...
When it comes to lowering heart disease, a recent study suggests raw veggies may be the way to go. Try noshing on carrots, broccoli, or peppers to keep...
Could your legs be providing clues about your heart health? Leg pain can be a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that occurs when...
An estimated 2.7 million Americans are currently living with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to heart risks...
Did you know that HIV can put you at a higher risk for heart disease? Those living with HIV often share issues that affect heart health, including higher...
Thanks to the AngioScreen, time is no longer an excuse to ignore your heart health. The six-minute simple, non-diagnostic vascular screening can provide...
Coronary calcium in your heart arteries can provide important clues about your heart disease risk, even among those without traditional risk factors...
How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms
Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says
Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests
If you've ever been to the gym, you undoubtedly noticed that most women love cardiovascular exercise, while most men gravitate to the weights.
It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment: a seated elliptical machine designed specifically for individuals with leg paralysis.
Q: If the race I'm training for its flat, do I really need to incorporate hills into my runs? Will regret it if I don't? The short answer is YES.
It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment: a seated elliptical machine designed specifically for individuals with leg paralysis.
Goal Getter
After a long winter of nesting there is a natural urge to open the windows and start sifting through the clutter that has accumulated. Sure the closet...
It’s obvious that doing chores pays off in big benefits for the family and the child, but does that mean parents shouldn’t pay children for the work they do?