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Sitting Too Much Is Dangerous

by Gumer Liston January 25th, 2010 | Exercise, Health News, Health Research, Heart Health
If your work involves sitting the whole day in front of the computer, then you need to know that there is a warning from health experts about sitting too much: it is dangerous to your health. What is alarming is that even if you exercise regularly, the effects of sitting too much everyday can still be very bad for your health. The exercise you do in the morning before you go to work will not help in lessening the bad effects of sitting too much the whole day.

We all know that people who spend most of their days sitting
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Make Love More Often and Live Longer

by Gumer Liston January 12th, 2010 | Health Research, Heart Health, Men's Health, Women's Health
If you enjoy sex (I know that there is a big chance that you do), you'll surely enjoy engaging in it more often after you read the soon-to-be-published article in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. The article, which surveys decades of studies on health and sex, spells out the health benefits one can gain from having sex more often. Dr. Irwin Goldstein, the editor-in-chief of the journal says that the article will make you see how important sexual activity is. He also said that "human beings were really meant to do it." In the article researcher Stuart Brody states that
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Exercise During Pregnancy

by Gumer Liston June 2nd, 2009 | Exercise, Health News, Health Research, Women's Health
Is exercise good for pregnant women? You may think that because pregnancy brings a lot of changes in the body of a woman, exercise may not be advisable for those who are pregnant. But a new study shows that a well-designed exercise program could be beneficial for both the mother and the baby inside her.

Dr. Raul Artal, chairman of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health for the Saint Louis University School of Medicine says that women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to develop conditions like gestational diabetes. Dr. Artal also says that "exercise maintains musculoskeletal fitness and women can
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Music and the Heart

by Gumer Liston May 12th, 2009 | Health Research, Heart Health
Music has medical benefits. This came out in a recent study conducted by a research cardiologist, who happens to be an amateur musician. Dr. Mike Miller of the University of Maryland Medical Center found out in his study that music, like laughter, opens up blood vessels and produces protective chemicals within the listener that could help the heart stay healthy. Dr. Miller has been studying the effects of laughter and happiness on the heart for years. He found out that funny movies and laughter help a lot  in opening up of blood vessels, which leads to a freer circulation of blood.

While studying the benefits of
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Know What Pill You’re Popping!

by Lisa Stauber September 18th, 2008 | Drugs, Health Research, Herbal Supplements, Medication, Vitamins
In our modern age, it seems there is a pill for everything. Unfortunately, many times these pills have side effects - and we don't always save all of the fine print we get from the pharmacist.

Is your dry mouth related to the antibiotics, or a new symptom? Can you drink milk with your statin medication? Can you take your anti-inflammatory with your iron supplement?

What about herbal remedies and vitamins? You can purchase these over the counter, but the FDA doesn’t require them to be labeled the same way prescription medications are. It’s also possible that

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