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A Doctor Shares Her 11 Healthy Holiday Habits

By |2018-12-20T14:13:41-05:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Nancy Peters, MD The holiday season can be magical … and sometimes it can produce stress and cause us to abandon the healthy habits that we’ve maintained the rest of the year. As a doctor, I am sadly not immune to the strains of the holiday season, but [...]

Move Smart: Nixing “No Pain No Gain”

By |2018-09-21T16:04:53-05:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

You don’t have to grunt, groan, and strain to stay fit. Studies show that a more balanced approach to exercise is a smarter way to train. What does it mean to exercise smart? It’s moving efficiently and effectively to maximize physical and mental benefits while minimizing risk of injury. [...]

Fight Cancer-Related Side Effects with Movement

By |2018-08-21T05:52:48-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , , , |

By Brian Mason, PT, DPT At times, the side effects of cancer treatment can be very debilitating. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other treatments can affect a patient’s activities, leading to weight loss, cancer-related fatigue and worse. Luckily, there are ways to combat some of these side effects to improve [...]

Top 5 Exercises for Healthy Joints

By |2018-08-21T08:33:52-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

A balanced exercise program can help keep you fit, strong, flexible and trim, all of which support healthy joints. 1. Flexibility Training Improves range of motion and relieves stiffness. Try yoga, Pilates, tai chi or qigong. 2. Low-Impact Aerobic Exercise Boosts endurance and helps with weight management. Walking, swimming, [...]