Heart health tip: limit screentime to 2 hours each day



When flying long haul (and I’ve done lots lately – covering almost 40,000 km in the last 3 weeks), I make sure that I wear the so-called “compression” socks. In addition, I make sure I stand up, walk … [Read more...]


Have heart disease and arthritis? No reason to stop moving!



What a bummer! You need to exercise to keep your heart fit but arthritis keeps you from moving. This is especially tough because arthritis seems to be quite common among those with heart disease. A … [Read more...]


Workplace stress linked to obesity



The typical American employee is overstressed, sedentary and overweight. This is according to a study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center. And even a healthy diet of fruit and … [Read more...]


Don’t let death catch you sitting down



Sedentary behavior does not only increase the risk for cardiovascular disorders, it also increases the overall risk for death not necessarily due to heart disease, according to Australian researchers. … [Read more...]


TV time and asthma



Too much “screen time” for children is not healthy. Many research studies have shown this again and again. Time spent in front of the TV or the computer screen is sedentary time and this lack of … [Read more...]


Kids should get moving to get rid of fat



Childhood obesity is on the rise. And researchers are scrambling to find out what are the mechanisms behind the epidemic and what can we do to control it. Health experts believe that that poor … [Read more...]


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