By National Osteoporosis Foundation There are two types of osteoporosis exercises that are important for building and maintaining bone density: weight-bearing and muscle-strengtheningexercises. Weight-bearing Exercises These exercises include activities that make you move against gravity while staying upright. Weight-bearing exercises can be high-impact or low-impact. High-impact weight-bearing exercises help build bones and keep them strong. […]
Life/Career Coach to American Dentistry Expands Reach to Periodontology “HTM” “Two decades can just fly by when you’re having fun,” says the characteristically exuberant Gary Kadi, Founder and CEO of NextLevel Practice, a New York-based company founded to educate and advocate on behalf of dentistry, dentists and their teams. May 1, 2015, will mark the 20th […]
By Edward R. Laskowski, M.D -Mayo Clinic Isometric exercises are contractions of a particular muscle or group of muscles. During isometric exercises, the muscle doesn’t noticeably change length and the affected joint doesn’t move. Isometric exercises help maintain strength. They can also build strength, but not effectively. Because isometric exercises are done in one position […]
The Wall Street Journal By Melinda Beck The Wall Street Journal One of the most agonizing questions that parents of children with autism ask is—why? Now, a growing number of genetic tests are providing some answers.Melinda Beck on Lunch Break looks at how a growing number of genetic tests for autism are providing answers for […]
In 1994, Rochelle DiRe left the art world for a career in HR and hasn’t looked back. Since, she’s worked in the rapidly evolving media industry (including for Time Warner and Martha Stewart Omnimedia) as well as for a host of NYC startups (LimeWire, Quirky, Intent Media Inc, and Managed by Q). She is now […]
DIRT HEALTHY LIVING FROM THE GROUND UP WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO LIVE IN THIS ALL THE TIME?’ BY BECCA TUCKER Welcome to Copperline Farm, says David Wannen as I pull up the long, meandering driveway. It’s not exactly a farm – not yet, anyway. The name comes from a nostalgic James Taylor song about […]
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center A new study examines what may cause chronic back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it. The study suggests that runners with weak deep core muscles are at higher risk of developing low back pain. And, unfortunately, most people’s deep core muscles aren’t nearly as strong […]
CNBC-Simulation software CEO on Ferrari racecars: ‘With Ansys, they can win’ Jim Cramer sat down with Ansys President and CEO Ajei Gopal to hear about his engineering software company’s latest ventures.