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Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age Six

According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.

05/28/2015

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Depression Is Leading Cause Of Disability

According to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.

05/27/2015

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The Mystery Of Yawning

Why do we yawn, and furthermore, why is yawning contagious? Have you asked yourself that question? I know that I have done it many times.

05/26/2015

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Don’t Worry Be Happy…And Healthy

Most of us spend way too much of our time worrying. We actually could be hurting our health by worrying about our health.

05/25/2015

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Emotional Turmoil Takes Its Toll

A marriage or relationship in emotional turmoil may be as harmful for your health as smoking cigarettes or a poor diet.

05/22/2015

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Injured Brain May Distort Reality

It is one of the strangest cases of our brain impacting our perception of reality. It is called anosignosia.

05/21/2015

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Limit Multi-tasking To Avoid Risks

Research has shown that for all of us there is a breaking point for multi-tasking and the risks can be significant.

05/20/2015

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The Difficult Decision To Stop Driving

Just when do you ask a parent to give up the keys to the car and stop driving? And – just when do you face the decision yourself?

05/19/2015

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Benefits Of Mediterranean Diet Go Beyond Weight Control

There are many diets but the Mediterranean Diet is more of a lifestyle than a diet and it’s good for more than just controlling your weight.

05/18/2015

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Aging Baby Boomers Turn To Dermabrasion

Anti-aging treatments have grown in popularity as baby boomers begin to age and it seems like there is no stopping the momentum.

05/15/2015

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Mountain Bikers Suffer From Handlebar Palsy

If you like to exercise on mountain bikes, you probably have days when your wrists ache. Well, here’s the problem.

05/14/2015

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Exercise In ICU Speeds Recovery

Most of us in medicine don’t think of the Intensive Care Unit as a place for patients to get exercise – but apparently it’s a step in the right direction.

05/13/2015

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Dogs Detecting Cancer

Dogs can distinguish among chemical differences that linger in the breath of a person with cancer.

05/12/2015

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Caring For Aging Skin

This is the time of year when many of my patients notice that they think their skin is looking older. Here’s what you can do to protect it.

05/11/2015

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Restless Leg Syndrome Could Indicate A More Serious Condition

The Mayo Clinic has found that people with very frequent leg movements during sleep are more likely to have so-called thick hearts.

05/08/2015