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A Concern for Patients Taking A Prescription Blood Thinner

Results from the RE-LY study finds a concern for patients taking a prescription blood thinner. The RE-LY study is the Randomized Evaluation of Long Term Anticoagulant Therapy, as the name suggests a study on the long term affects of taking

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Wellness

May is Perfect Posture Month

  May is Perfect Posture Month. Posture can have a large influence on our physical function and overall health. I have written a number of blog posts on posture over the years here laying out the evidence that supports how

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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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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Wellness

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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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Wellness

Health Benefits of Curcumin

Have you heard about this thing called curcumin? Curcumin is found in Turmeric which is a plant in the ginger family and used as a key ingredient in many Asian foods. What you might not have heard is that there

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Di-Obesity is an Epidemic in America

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes in America over the past 20 years. Enough of an increase to say Di-Obesity is an epidemic in America today. In 1997 19.1% of Americans were obese and 5.1%

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness

There is a Strong Association Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s

I have to credit Dr. Mercola for this blog post, he had a recent post on this subject and I thought it interesting enough to write a shorter post on it here. A new study provided further evidence showing there

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Taking Opioids Increases the Risks for a Serious Infection

By now we are all learning that opioids are not drugs to be taken lightly. There are potential serious negative health effects that come with taking these strong pain killers. They really only should be reserved for cancer related chronic

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Low T Linked to Ibuprofen Use

Have you heart these commercials about “Low T?” The first time I heard one several years ago I was taken aback now they are commonplace and I think we all understand that there is an issue with low testosterone that

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