Best Medicine – Laughter

It’s no secret that laughing feels good. Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sneeze, or sniffle. Humor and laughter can help strengthen the immune systems, boost energy, help reduce pain, and reduce the effects of...

Read More

The Hidden Truth – Hips Widen with Age

It probably comes as no surprise that people find themselves to be wider at the age of 40 or 60 than they were at the age of 20. What may surprise us is why. A study published by the Journal of Orthopaedic Research shows that hip...

Read More

Removing Exercise Barriers

Today, about half of all American adults – 117 million people – have one or more preventable chronic disease. Seven out the ten most common diseases are influenced by regular physical activity. Yet nearly 80% of adults are not meeting the physical fitness guidelines....

Read More

20-Second Brain Health Test

Try to balance on one leg for 20 seconds. Sounds easy right? Maybe not so much for some people. The authors of a study published in Stroke developed a simple, low-cost test for brain health: balance on one leg for at leg for at...

Read More

Living Life to The Fullest

In most cases, you are only as old as you feel. Many people are kids at heart, even in their eighties. Interestingly, one study shows that those who feel younger than they really are, live longer.   The Journal of the American Medical Association...

Read More

10 Minute Brisk Walk for Healthy Joints

For people who live with arthritis, getting up, and moving can seem like a daunting task. Some fear that physical activity will cause their pain to worsen. Researchers are finding the opposite is true. Can the right kind of exercise help reduce pain? According...

Read More