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.
The following is a clinical perspective from Dr. Geo, whose recent book on prostate cancer (Thrive Don’t Only Survive) is available and recommended. A 63-year-old patient who is one year after prostate cancer surgery recently came to see me at my clinic following his recent diagnosis of recurrence PSA. He looked at me strangely, so […]
Source: American Heart Association Stroke patients have a high risk of falling after leaving the hospital. Researchers suggest prevention programs such as exercise, home hazard assessment, appropriate lighting, removing obstacles and installing transfer rails can reduce falls. Increased awareness of fall prevention is needed among family members of stroke patients.
By RONI CARYN RABIN Can you be fit and healthy, even if you’re overweight? And will working out, despite the extra pounds, reduce your risk of a heart attack?The idea that you can be “fat but fit” has long been controversial. While health experts endorse physical activity as beneficial, many doctors view the concept of being […]
By JANE E. BRODY After two hourlong sessions focused first on body awareness and then on movement retraining at the Feldenkrais Institute of New York, I understood what it meant to experience an incredible lightness of being. Having, temporarily at least, released the muscle tension that aggravates my back and hip pain, I felt like I […]
The Teal Pumpkin Project Our friends at Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) are encouraging everyone to raise awareness of food allergies by painting your pumpkins teal (the color of food allergy awareness) and handing out non-food treats for trick-or-treaters to ensure everyone has an allergy-friendly Halloween. Learn all about the program and how you […]