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Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

By at August 19, 2013 | 12:06 pm | 1 Comments

Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

Our bodies have evolved over time to do one thing – move.  But with current advances in technology the need to move has been greatly reduced. Think about it, we can do almost everything we need to do in a day from the seated position (as I type this I realize that I have been sitting in front of a screen, computer and TV, for almost 7 hours today).  We can shop, work, more...

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New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

By at August 18, 2013 | 11:52 pm | 4 Comments

New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

New Evidence: Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You! by Professor Jay I’m not talking about meeting the one hour a day physical activity guideline. I’m talking about literally getting off of your butt. A study in 2009, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, looked at the link between time spent sitting and mortality in over 17,000 Canadians. As you might guess, more...

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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

By at July 25, 2013 | 12:58 pm | 0 Comment

What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of factors that place an individual at a higher risk of a number of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome was first described and defined as a syndrome in 1998 by the World Health Organization. A recent estimation by the American Heart Association indicated that more...

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Basics of Skin Cancer by Kathleen Province

By at July 24, 2013 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

Basics of Skin Cancer by Kathleen Province

Skin cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. Currently, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, with as many as 3.5 million cases getting diagnosed annually, just in the United States. The annual rates also seem to be increasing yearly, primarily among white male and females. It is now estimated that half of Americans over the more...

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The Effects of Stress on Our Health and Future by Rebecca Yohe

By at July 24, 2013 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

The Effects of Stress on Our Health and Future by Rebecca Yohe

Everyone experiences stress in their day to day life, it is an inevitable part of living. It can be “good” stress like preparing for a marriage or a new baby, studying really hard to raise your B to an A in your Anatomy and Physiology class or preparing for an interview for your dream job. It could also be “bad” stress such as marital problems, financial problems more...

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