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How to Treat Text Neck

As technology improves, it unfortunately brings with it a variety of physical issues. There are more complaints of back pain, neck pain, and wrist pain than ever before, and an overwhelming number of children and teens are among those affected with these ailments. Chief among these complaints is neck pain, which has been coined “text […]

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Dieting Has Other Benefits Besides Weight Loss

Most people diet to lose weight for both health and cosmetic reasons.   A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that those who diet, no matter what their starting weight, all have improvements in mood, stress, health, and sex drive. This happens even when those dieting are healthy to begin with. Previous research had […]

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Banned Stimulant Found in Dietary Supplements

Unfortunately for the consumer, the supplement industry is  unregulated, and very often the contents of the supplements do not contain what is on the label or the supplement contain harmful added ingredients.  Researchers recently discovered that oxilofrine (also called methylsynephrine), a stimulant that has been banned from sports, was found in 14 different dietary supplements […]

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High Protein Diet Aids Sleep

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at how diet affects sleep patterns. All subjects were put on a low calorie diet and divided into a normal protein group and a high protein group. The researchers found that people that consumed the diet higher in protein had a better quality […]

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Monetary Penalties Motivate People To Get Healthy

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study showing that employees are more motivated to exercise when financial penalties are associated with their progress compared to earning cash rewards or not receiving any incentive. The researchers found that people respond more positively to losses than gains, due to a concept known as “loss aversion.” The workers […]

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