When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl... Read more
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
Knowing what you are allergic to is the first step in avoiding uncomfortable allergic reactions. While you can learn a lot by trial and error, getting tested by your doctor or allergist will give you a definitive answer, allowing you to receive prope... Read more
Sure it might be tempting to eat an entire box of chocolates, splurge on a romantic dinner or skip the gym in favor of a movie this Valentine's Day, but you don’t have to let your love life derail your plans to get fit this year. With these... Read more
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(Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel is calling for HIV screening for ALL Americans aged 15 to 65, regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risků..
CURRENTLY, the healthcare law rec... Read more
I have not tracked any fitness tests because the ones recommended (crunches, push-ups, and step test) are not things I can do. Are there fitness tests for someone who is over 60 and has back, knee, and shoulder issues?... Read more
I read the time gauge of the walk fitness test, for my age and being female, but is here an adjustment for length of legs? I have short legs and when I walk with someone with long legs I can barely keep up.... Read more
I was cruising through Reddit and stumbled across this:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Fitness/comments /1bw74u/to_all_dieters_use_what_i_call _the_broccoli_test/
It's a pretty good way to differentiate between actual hunger or a craving.
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My view is slanted because this really hits close to home for me but here's how I see it; if your child's school scores the school continues to recieve state funding, if it does not do well then the school is penalized and state funding is withheld.... Read more
My Glucometer has test strips and a solution that enables me to make sure the meter and test strips are working properly. Dropping your meter, leaving strip container open and other things can affect meter or strips. If my numbers look off i can chec... Read more
Before I started medical school, I noticed something strange about the skin of some of my family members, the ones who were overweight or obese, like I was then.Various folds of skin--on the neck, arms, and legs, among other places--I noticed their s... Read more
With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo... Read more
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