A brand-new study from the American Heart Association released today has found that walking not only can lower the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running can, but the more people walked or ran each week, the more gains they experience in health benefits. This is what the AHA […]
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April 4, 2013
Study Shows Increased Weight-Loss Results for NHS Patients Referred to Commercial Weight Management Organizations for Longer Periods
July 19, 2012
New research by Slimming World shows that the UK National Health Service can save millions in healthcare costs if local NHS practitioners target resources and refer patients to Commercial Weight Management Organisations (CWMO) for longer periods, rather than the more commonly-used 3 month referral. The study, published in Clinical Obesity, is by Dr James Stubbs, […]
July 16, 2012
I’ve got iliotibial band syndrome and, unfortunately, there is way too much information out there on the web, some of it conflicting. What can I do? Are there any stretches I can do? M.G., Fort Collins, Colo. First things first, the ITB is a band that runs down the side of your leg and helps […]
July 10, 2012
I know it’s already summer and the season for skimpier clothes, but is there a way to flatten my abs quickly? I am exercising, but I’d like to see some results in the next couple of months. T.A., Burbank, Calif. Great to hear you’re on the right exercise track. But it is nice to see […]
June 1, 2012
UCL Lancet Commission report. Urban planning should play a critical role in delivering health improvements through reshaping the urban fabric of our cities.
May 30, 2012
“Health and Community Fitness Status of the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas,” evaluated the most populous city areas to identify the healthiest and fittest places in the United States. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington achieved a high score of 76.4 (out of 100 possible points) to capture the top ranking.