Men Get Osteoporosis, Too

Men Get Osteoporosis, Too

Osteoporosis is more common in women. It affects about 25% (1 in 4) of women aged 65 and over and about 6% (1 in 17) of men aged 65 and over. While men experience about half as many osteoporotic fractures as women, osteoporosis is not just a woman’s disease.   Men are less likely to
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Training Tips for Running Your First 5k

Training Tips for Running Your First 5k

More and more people are joining the race, according to Running USA, especially the 5k distance which had over 5.2 million runners in 2011. Bill Pierce, co-author of Run Less Run Faster, says that even if you are a first time runner, 3 months of training is all you need to take part in a
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TMJ Disorders: 2nd Most Common Musculoskeletal Pain

TMJ Disorders: 2nd Most Common Musculoskeletal Pain

Did you know that TMJ disorders are now ranked as the second most common musculoskeletal pain, behind only low back pain?(1) The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the hinge joint of your jaw. TMJ disorders are typically painful and may involve a clicking sound or difficulty opening / closing one’s mouth. It’s commonly believed that TMJ
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Put Your Best Fork Forward – March is National Nutrition Month

Put Your Best Fork Forward – March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!” Part of leading a healthy life means eating a healthy diet and being physically active. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of many leading causes of illness and death, add important nutrients to
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Exercise Benefits Stroke Survivors Both Physically and Mentally

Exercise Benefits Stroke Survivors Both Physically and Mentally

A stroke often cuts off blood flow to the brain and impairs vital cognitive abilities such as thinking, remembering, and learning. However, new research finds a post-stroke exercise program aids in not only physical recovery for survivors, but mental as well.   Researchers analyzed records from 13 clinical trials that included a total of 639
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