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Healthy Back? 5 easy steps by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Harvard HEALTHbeat 1. STAY FIT Weak back and abdominal muscles — due to deconditioning or age — cause or exacerbate many cases of low back pain. A stretc ... Read on »
Chocolate... healthier than before by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From University of Cambridge Regularly eating chocolate could cut the risk of heart disease and stroke by about one-third, says researcher Oscar H. Franco, MD, PhD, of ... Read on »
Tax your Coke & Coco Puffs? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From The Lancet It sounds a bit crazy and even a bit against most peoples idea of freedom, but governmental regulations on junk food and beverage is being seriously co ... Read on »
Get your cardio by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From American Journal of Physiology In a head-to-head comparison, aerobic exercise beat resistance training and a combination of the two, as the most efficient and mos ... Read on »
Allergic? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living People who like to eat out and have food allergies have another ally. Allergyeats.com is a free, user-friendly website, that provides valuable peer-based feedback ab ... Read on »
Is Sex Exercise? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Harvard Men's Health Watch: At some time in his life, nearly every man gets exercised about sex. And as many men get older, they wonder if sex is a good form of ... Read on »
Vegetarians at lower risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes, Stroke? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Science Daily: Vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than meat-eaters, suggests new research from Loma Linda University pub ... Read on »
Why some Foods = Sleepy by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Discovery Health News Read on »
Hold Your Breath Sucker! by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Discovery News THE GIST: The new record for breath-holding is 19 minutes and 21 seconds. There are tricks to holding your breath for long periods of tim ... Read on »
11 Ways to Better Sex by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Harvard Medical School says... The physical transformations your body undergoes as you age also have a major influence on your sexuality. Declining hormone levels and ... Read on »
Hospital Visitation: Choice is YOURS by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From ConsumerAffairs.com New hospital rules go into effect today, permitting patients to designate who may visit them. It's the result of an executi ... Read on »
Hangover Cure? 8 Things to Try by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From US News & World Nope.  Sorry, no sure-fire cure... no matter what grampa says.  But everyone is different, and I've listed what some of the experts (Johns Hopkins, ... Read on »
Weight Loss Drugs...what works? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Medscape Intro: The few drugs that have actually reached the market in recent years promote weight loss either by boosting the body's basal metabolic rate, ... Read on »
Should I Get a Flu Shot? by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The simple answer: YES. In 2010, everyone ages 6 months or older should get the flu vaccine. It is especially important if you are over age 50 have heart disease ... Read on »
Kick-Ass Prosthetics by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you're feeling sorry for yourself, try checking out these folks who needed a prosthetic leg.  After you're done being grateful, then you can begin feeling jealous.  ... Read on »
Calorie-burn at Rest by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From: NY Times INTRO New research suggests that the warmth that you feel in your body for hours after a HARD workout doesn't mean you're burning calories for hours aft ... Read on »
What You Really Touch... by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wash your hands!!! Wash your hands, use hand sanitizer... and maybe even use a paper towel to open doors. Hand Washing Facts and Figures ... Read on »
Frozen Dinners = beware by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Beware of all those 'convenient' frozen meals - many contain very high amounts of sodium and even fat (despite what the label says). Click for nutrition info ... Read on »
5 Exercise Videos for Home by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When done regularly (at least 3 x/week) these 5 exercises will do you right - and you can easily do them at home with just a little bit of time.  These have been chosen base ... Read on »
Quesadillas con Frijoles Refritos by WellYourself Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From: EatingWell Magazine 6 servings Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes ... Read on »