From chair dips to foot drill: Smart ways to exercise at your work desk

Most of us these days are constantly tapping away at the keyboards and hardly find the time to be away from our computers. Several studies have established the relationship between sitting at a desk for long hours, gaining weight and back pain. According to a study published in the International Journal of Advances in Medicine, 44.7%…

Richer, older men more likely to drink to excess, figures show

One in five people drink more than they should, according to the latest official statistics, with richer, older men most likely to consume so much alcohol that they are risking their health. Overall, 21% of people aged 16 and over in England drink more than the 14 units a week recommended by the UK’s four…

Grocery store-based nutrition counseling effective in improving dietary habits

Adults with hypertension benefit from counseling that reinforces information received from primary care providers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Hypertension affects over 60 million adults in the United States and less than half have their condition under control. A new study published in the Journal of…

New Technology and Methods Making Healthcare Better Than Ever

Although many people still complain about healthcare in this country, the medical field has made some pretty impressive advancements in the recent past that allow you to get the care you need quickly and efficiently. The following are just a few things we now have available that make getting the right medical attention easier and…

Here’s How Your Genes Impact Your Ability to Lose Weight

A study looked at why some people seem to never gain weight no matter their diet. A new University of Cambridge study may have an answer to the question asked by many frequent dieters: Why can some people eat anything they want and never put on any weight? In a study published Jan. 24 in the PLOS…

Medications for Treating Congestive Heart Failure

The diagnosis of congestive heart failure can be very frightening, but, with proper healthcare, it is possible to live many more years in good health. Congestive heart failure is a progressive disease, so once you are diagnosed with congestive heart failure Delray Beach Florida, it is important to find quality care and get on an…

How to Encourage Your Kids to Make Better Choices for Good Mental Health

Mental health is often misconstrued as being something for adults only, but positive mental health begins at a young age. Four decades of research in neuroscience training suggests that you should nurture a positive attitude and good mental health within your kids by encouraging them to do things that give them confidence and banish negative…