Robert Sahoury, NASM Elite Trainer

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  • Sharecare

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may want to stand up to read this.

    A new study suggests that people who spend the bulk of their day sitting -- whether behind the wheel, in front of the TV or working at a computer -- appear to have an increased risk for certain kinds of cance...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, June 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may do more than lower the risk of heart problems and improve type 2 diabetes in obese patients: A new review suggests it may also lower their chances of a cancer diagnosis.

    "Bariatric surgery is associated with reduced cancer ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the school year ends, many children feel they're gaining two months of freedom. But new research suggests many will gain something else: unwanted weight.

    Between June and August, many U.S. kids pack on excess pounds, particularly if they're o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Walking the equivalent of an hour a day may help improve knee arthritis and prevent disability, new research suggests.

    Because of knee arthritis, many older adults find walking, climbing stairs or even getting up from a chair difficult. But thes...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treating sleep apnea might lead to more than a better night's sleep. It can also reduce blood pressure and other threats to heart health, two new studies show.

    Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which the airways constrict during sleep, leadin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, June 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise can increase the diversity of bacteria found in the gut, possibly boosting the immune system and improving long-term health, British researchers report.

    High levels of dietary protein might have the same effect...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older men taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins appear to be slightly less active than those who don't take them, a new study suggests.

    Statin users logged about 40 fewer minutes of moderate activity each week compared to nonusers,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The majority of women with breast cancer get too little exercise for optimum health, a new study suggests.

    After women are diagnosed with breast cancer, they are less likely to meet exercise recommendations that link physical activity with longer ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are physically fit might have better language skills than their peers who are less fit, new research suggests.

    The University of Illinois researchers found these kids have faster and stronger brain responses during reading, which resul...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Life with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias can be difficult for the affected individual and his or her caregiver.

    But a small British study suggests that a "holistic" program involving yoga, meditation and other interventions can ease the b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although yoga is believed to boost physical and mental health, it does not seem to help ease symptoms of asthma, a new study finds.

    Even so, experts from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) noted that if it makes people...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Riding a bike may benefit your mind as well as your body. People who use a bicycle to get from one place to another are generally happier than those who drive or use mass transit, according to a new study.

    "We found that people are in the best mo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise and a diet that includes fish may help colon cancer patients improve their odds of avoiding a relapse, a new study suggests.

    The likelihood that patients will suffer a return of colon cancer more than doubles if they eat fish less...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study explains why an 18-year-old marathoner has a similar finishing time as a 60-year-old runner.

    It's because marathon runners have their best times when they are in their late 20s, with poorer performances when they're younger and older, a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Much like their human companions, many of America's pets are overweight.

    Just over half of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese, and 58 percent of cats are carrying too many pounds, according to a survey from the Association for Pet ...Full Article