Eggs – Bad for the Heart or Not?

Eggs – Bad for the Heart or Not?

Eggs are inexpensive and full of nutrition, but many are cautious of them due to their high cholesterol content.  High blood cholesterol levels have been connected with a higher risk of cardiovascular events and vice versa.  For this reason, some sources have recommended that people consume less than 300 mg of cholesterol per day.  This
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Waiting to Call Ambulance Delays Heart Attack Treatment

Waiting to Call Ambulance Delays Heart Attack Treatment

A new study finds that half of people who suffer a heart attack fail to immediately call an ambulance for help. This delays diagnosis which could potentially worsen their odds of survival. People who found another way to the hospital or delayed calling an ambulance increased their average diagnosis time from 81 minutes to 119
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Pre- and Postop Rehab Benefits ACL Reconstruction Patients

Pre- and Postop Rehab Benefits ACL Reconstruction Patients

A recent study finds that physical therapy before and after surgery results in better outcomes for individuals undergoing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Researchers compared patient-reported knee function outcomes for participants who underwent preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation at a sports medicine clinic with outcomes for those who underwent usual care. The patients ranged from 16
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Inactivity More Deadly Than Obesity

Inactivity More Deadly Than Obesity

Just a little bit of exercise can go a long way. In fact, a new study shows that twice as many premature deaths occur due to inactivity compared to the premature deaths attributed to obesity.   The researchers analyzed the height, weight, age, physical activity levels, and more of approximately 330,000 men and women. The
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Improve Knee Osteoarthritis with a Daily Walk

Improve Knee Osteoarthritis with a Daily Walk

Adding to the body of research proclaiming the benefits of walking is a recent study showing that a daily walk can help improve knee osteoarthritis (OA) and prevent disability. OA is the leading cause of functional limitation, such as difficulty walking and climbing stairs, among older adults.   Nearly 1,800 adults, with an average age
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