Wendy Batts

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The best way to celebrate "March Madness" is to get out and shoot some hoops yourself, an expert says.

    Watching the NCAA basketball tournament on television can be fun, but actually playing the game provides you with a number of health benefits, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting more than an hour of physical activity each day can reduce women's risk for breast cancer, new research suggests.

    Although the type of tumor a woman has affects how much exercise could help, a new review of 37 studies found regular phys...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dieters are often told to drink plenty of water, but doing so won't help them shed excess pounds, an expert says.

    "There is very little evidence that drinking water promotes weight loss. It is one of those self-perpetuating myths," Beth Kitchin,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery reduces knee pain in obese people, and the results are similar to those seen in patients who have a knee replacement, according to a small new study.

    The study included 20 obese patients who had weight-loss surgery and 40 pat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The more muscle older adults have, the lower their risk of death, according to a new study.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 3,600 older adults who took part in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between 1988 and ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Ever since the advent of the "X Games" in the mid-1990s, Americans have embraced so-called extreme sports such as mountain biking, skateboarding and snowboarding.

    But experts are warning that the fun can quickly turn to tragedy when amateurs try ...Full Article

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