Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pain Relief Patches and Gels

The vari­ety of pain gels and patch­es can be bewil­der­ing. Here are the sev­en main types. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Another Reason Why Exercise Intensity May Be More Important Than Exercise Duration

A slow, steady work­out has lots of ben­e­fits, but includ­ing intense bursts of heart-pound­ing exer­cise adds a fur­ther dimen­sion. That’s what researchers found when they stud­ied the effect of exer­cise on mem­o­ry and cog­ni­tive func­tion in old­er adults. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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You Have Pesticide Residues in Your Body

The inci­dence of food aller­gies has been ris­ing. What does this have to do with envi­ron­men­tal expo­sure to pes­ti­cide residues? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Goldilocks and Your Knee Cartilage

Exer­cise is need­ed to main­tain the health of the car­ti­lage of your knee. But can too much exer­cise back­fire? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Recent Research Confirms Value of Chiropractic Methods for Back Pain

Man­u­al ther­a­py, includ­ing spinal mobi­liza­tion and manip­u­la­tion, is one of the best-stud­ied forms of treat­ment for low back pain. Anoth­er research study has been pub­lished fur­ther prov­ing the effec­tive­ness of these meth­ods. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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