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Some Knee Pain is Likely to Recur for Years if Not Properly Addressed

Some Knee Pain is Likely to Recur for Years if Not Properly Addressed

There are many reasons someone may experience knee pain. One of the most common is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). An estimated 26% of the population will experience PFPS. It’s even one of those orthopedic complaints that affects teens, often sidelining teenage athletes indefinitely. Several long-term studies demonstrate that symptoms continue to bother between 73% and
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A Short Walk After a Main Meal is Good for Diabetes

A Short Walk After a Main Meal is Good for Diabetes

A recent study finds that taking a 10-minute walk after a main meal resulted in lower blood glucose levels. The shorter, more frequent walks immediately after meals reduced blood glucose by around 12% compared to a single 30-minute walk each day for people with type 2 diabetes. The greatest benefit, a reduction of 22%, was
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Pumpkins: Fall’s Superfood

Pumpkins: Fall’s Superfood

Pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pie, pumpkin latte…my oh my! While pumpkin-flavored treats can be filled with sugar and calories, eating a cup of freshly cooked pumpkin has numerous health benefits. In addition to being low calorie and low fat, a cup of pumpkin has zero cholesterol. A range of other valuable vitamins and nutrients in pumpkins
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For Women: Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

For Women: Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

More women die from heart disease than from any other cause—a staggering one in four American women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The risk of heart disease increases with age and with conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. However, younger women can also develop heart disease. Heart disease can lead
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Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes

Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes

A recent study shows that resistance training can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Resistance training includes exercises in which a muscle contraction is opposed by force to increase strength or endurance.   The study included adults between the ages of 50-69, each of whom were screened for prediabetes. The participants completed
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