A team of Australian researchers found that people who reported lower back pain had a significantly greater chance of early death compared with their peers. They used data from over 4,300 elderly Danish twins.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017
Physical inactivity costs the world $67.5 billion annually in healthcare expenses and also accounts for 5 million deaths every year. Findings suggest that lack of exercise is an economic burden but could also be the key in lowering chronic diseases.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 28, 2016
Smoking cannabis while young may be bad for the health later in life. In fact, it may increase the risk of dying prematurely, according to a new study.
Public Health April 27, 2016
Sitting for prolonged periods is associated with up to 90 percent increased risks for diabetes and even premature death and exercise can't help reduce these odds.
LIFE January 20, 2015
A study reveals that potassium-rich foods can help reduce the risk of a stroke for menopausal women. Bananas, sweet potatoes, white beans and more are some good sources of potassium.
LIFE September 5, 2014
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