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Why Is Skipping Breakfast So Bad For Our Heart Health? Image

Why Is Skipping Breakfast So Bad For Our Heart Health?

October 11, 2013

Skipping breakfast has pretty consistently been linked to health risks – high blood pressure, overweight, and an unhealthy assortment of blood-fats, among them. But what’s interesting is that the health effects of skipping breakfast – even being overweight – don’t seem to be the result of indulging in extra “make-up” meals throughout the day. So it’s not about just the calories: There seems to be something else at play. Read More »


App Thursday: Apple launches new Kids App Store Image

App Thursday: Apple launches new Kids App Store

October 10, 2013

Apple has moved to introduce a new iteration of its app store designed specifically for the use of youngsters who make use of its devices. Read More »


Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain Image

Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain

October 9, 2013

It's infuriating to chronic pain sufferers to be told their pain is "all in the head." But a new study offers strong evidence that even before a person experiences an injury, the likelihood that the resulting pain will become chronic can be predicted by examining the brain's "white matter" -- the bundles of fatty fibers that carry electrical impulses between the brain's hemispheres and among its dense network of cells and structures. Read More »


When Is It Time To Seek Physical Therapy? Image

When Is It Time To Seek Physical Therapy?

October 8, 2013

Many folks aren't keen to rush into surgery. A study published earlier this year found that physical therapy can be just as good for a common injury and at far less cost and risk. Read More »


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