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Concussions in Dance

So my three girls participate in dance at a local studio. This past weekend, June 9, they had their dance recital and all three of them did great. It was the 3.5 year old’s first time on stage like that

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Resistance Exercise Good for Brain Health

The term cognitive impairment is a “catch-all” term to describe any impairment to cognition which is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. Cognitive impairment includes deficits in intelligence, learning disabilities

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness

Strong Muscles Means Better Health

We have long been told that physical fitness is important for our health. Data from the famous Nurses Study long ago found that walking 30 min a day has a significant, positive, impact on our health. It is not hard

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Mini-Concussions, No Impact on Brain Function?

I read this article and expected more in reality this study found something which may or may not be of any significance. There has been a lot of talk about how damaging hits to the head may be to an

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics, Wellness

Sitting is Bad for your Brain

There are more nerves sending information to your brain from your body than nerves sending information from your brain to your body. While your brain sends out a lot of signals to make movement happen there is far more input

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Food Quality More Important than Food Quantity in Loosing Weight

How often have we been instructed on counting calories as the way to loose weight. The idea of loosing weight by eating fewer calories and increasing your physical activity makes sense. The problem is when you eat even smaller amounts

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Exercise Can Reverse Damage to the Heart Caused by a Sedentary Lifestyle

A new study has measured and concluded that exercise can reverse damage to the heart caused by a sedentary lifestyle. As we now a sedentary lifestyle has as big of an effect on our health as smoking. Sedentary lifestyle is

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A Healthy Diet is More Important than Genetics in Managing our Weight

The human genome project was started in 1993 and completed in 2003. In the years leading up to and surround the human genome project we were told about all the great things that would come from this investment. Things like

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Healthy New Year in 2017

Happy New Year!!! Here’s to a healthy new year in 2017. The new year is here and have you made any resolutions? Year after year the top new year’s resolutions deal with health and well being. Is that true for you?

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Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

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