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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine specialist cautions.

    Outdoor explorers may fail to take altitude into account when visiti...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.

    "We found that a medium level of daily total physical activity is associated with a lower risk of Parkinson's disease...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jogging helps seniors maintain their ability to walk, a new study finds.

    The researchers looked at people older than 65 who either ran or walked for exercise. Those who ran at least 30 minutes three times a week were less likely to have age-relate...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people gain weight at Thanksgiving because they eat too much and don't get enough exercise. But, a few simple steps can help you keep your weight under control while still enjoying the holiday, an expert says.

    A good place to start? "Remind y...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arm pain is common among young baseball players, a new study shows.

    But despite the pain, many young people are urged to keep playing, the researchers added.

    The findings suggest that closer monitoring of young baseball players is needed ...Full Article

  • Chris Powell - Phoenix, AZ - Fitness
    Chris Powell answered:
    The healthiest carbohydrates are the least processed ones. To learn more about how eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains can help you lose weight, watch my video. Read More
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    To get back into your exercise routine, it's important to start small with manageable goals that you can achieve. In this video, fitness trainer Chris Powell explains why choosing activities you love is also a key factor in sticking to your regimen. Read More
  • Chris Powell - Phoenix, AZ - Fitness
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    A simple pre-meal concoction of coconut oil and water can help you feel fuller so you'll eat less, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To find out how to make it and why it works, watch this video. Read More
  • Chris Powell - Phoenix, AZ - Fitness
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    It's important to consult your doctor before starting an exercise program to ensure there are no underlying issues that could negatively impact your regimen. In this video, fitness trainer Chris Powell explains why you should get checked out first. Read More
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    Stretching is important because our muscles get tight and stiff, and they need to be lengthened and opened up -- especially before an intense workout. In this video, fitness trainer Chris Powell explains why stretching is key to avoiding injury.  Read More
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    You do not need a gym or fitness equipment to exercise; simple body weight exercises can be done anywhere, at any time -- even at home. In this video, I discuss how you can use your own body to get the ultimate workout. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The way you walk can affect your mood, according to a new study.

    Previous research has shown that depressed people move differently from happy people, according to study co-author Nikolaus Troje, a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advan...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College athletes in contact sports such as football and soccer are more than twice as likely as other college athletes to carry a superbug known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), new research finds.

    "This study shows t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobic exercise may improve the physical and mental health of kidney dialysis patients and may also extend their lives, new research suggests.

    The study included more than 5,700 kidney failure patients on dialysis who were followed for a median ...Full Article