Dr Ronald Kotler explains what is involved in a sleep study, and the parameters that are measured such as breathing, oxygen, heart rate, and muscle tone, which help to determine any abnormalities that may have occurred during sleep.
Trouble sleeping? New research from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine shows how diet impacts sleep. Short Version: more fiber, less saturated fat, and less sugar.
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Keep your feet fit to finish faster – avoiding common foot problems improves performance for runners at all levels. Learn more from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).
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The top 10 coming shifts in wellness, from Global Wellness Institute’s 2015 Summit
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Public Service Message: New Year’s Resolutions don’t work. Here’s how to make them SMART so they do.
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The Top Fitness Trends for 2016
ACE, the American Council on Exercise, has come out with their annual list of the fitness trends expected to be big in 2016. Although aimed at fitness professionals, these trends will be of interest to anyone interested in health and fitness – and may be something to look for at your rec center or fitness facility.
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The Chicago-based advocacy group FACT (Food Animal Concerns Trust) has released a new report examining the use of antibiotics and two other drugs by top turkey producers in the U.S. Turkey is a holiday favorite and generally considered healthier than other meats, but some turkeys may contain antibiotics and other veterinary drugs that can help propagate superbugs, leave carcinogenic residues in the meat, and endanger animal health.
Preparing that Thanksgiving meal for family and friends is often hard work. Don’t make it harder by inviting food poisoning, either before or during the preparation and cooking. Brain Severns and Karen Blakeslee, food safety experts from Kansas State University, offer these tips to ensure your guests don’t have a side serving of food poisoning:
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