Diana S, NASM Elite Trainer

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  • Sharecare News
    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 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 Geriatrics:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Living in easy-to-walk communities may slow mental decline in older adults, according to a small study.

    The research included 39 older adults with no thinking or memory problems and 25 older adults with mild Alzheimer's disease. Over two years, ...Full Article

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    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

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of children who are obese at age 11 are still far too heavy at age 16, new research suggests.

    Tracking nearly 4,000 children in three U.S. metropolitan areas over five years, researchers found that 83 percent of obese 10th grader...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's more important for potential business or political leaders to look healthy than intelligent, a new Dutch study contends.

    The study included 148 adults who were shown a series of two photos of men's faces and asked to pick which one they wou...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Anesthesiology:

    MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising, eating a healthy diet and learning relaxation techniques before colorectal cancer surgery appeared to speed a patient's recovery, a small study found.

    The study included 38 patients who took part in a "prehab...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes should undergo heart screening before they play competitive sports, according to new guidelines released by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

    The goal of the guidelines for secondary schools is to prevent sudden ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fathers face many of the same family and work barriers to exercise as mothers, new research indicates.

    "A decline or lack of exercise among working parents has mostly been recognized as a female issue. The ethic of care theory -- that females have...Full Article

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    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 Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Alerting teens about how much walking or running they would have to do in order to burn off the calories in a soda or other sugary drink might convince them to choose a lower-calorie beverage, researchers say.

    "People don't really understand wha...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Physically active people are less likely to show signs of depression, a new study finds.

    And exercise can help improve mood in people who already feel depressed, but there's a catch: Depressive symptoms appear to be a barrier to physical activit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An Australian study throws doubt on the notion that a more gradual approach to weight loss is always the most effective route to take.

    The study also found that whether you opt for a "crash" diet or something a bit slower, the rate at which you...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, healthy eating and good weight control may help improve survival of breast cancer patients, according to a large-scale review.

    Researchers analyzed 85 studies that included more than 164,000 women worldwide a...Full Article