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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