Wellness

2 simple things that can help you increase exercise

2 simple things that can help you increase exercise

Want to increase your physical activity? Grab a buddy and an activity tracker – such as a wearable device or smartphone app – that incorporates...
Can you lengthen your life

Can you lengthen your life?

Want the secret to living a longer and healthier life? Scientists have found ways to prolong the healthy lifespans of worms, mice, and even...
Overweight people can get much healthier quickly with less sugar

Overweight people can get much healthier quickly with less sugar

Osteopathic physicians suggest shifting the conversation from weight to health for overweight children and adults, asking patients to reduce their sugar intake to see...
New drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

New drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to...
Why exercise is the best medicine

Why exercise is the best medicine

You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body? Understanding...
When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

Woods Brown has stage 4 prostate cancer, which may explain why he gets tired sooner than he used to. Maybe. “I do wear out faster,...
How diet can impact headaches

How diet can impact headaches

There are two different approaches to preventing headaches with diet. The first approach would be an elimination diet that avoids foods and beverages known to...
How to Have a Weight-Loss Diet for Diabetes

How to have a weight-loss diet for diabetes

Contrary to popular belief, there’s no specific type of weight-loss diet — such as low-fat or low carb — that’s best for people with...
Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Joslin Diabetes Center's intensive life-style intervention program for obese patients with diabetes continues to offer health benefits for participants five years after they begin...
High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson's progression

High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson’s progression

Three times weekly exercise is safe and keeps symptoms from worsening High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson's disease...