Wellness Wednesdays

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Wellness Wednesdays: Adult diseases linked to childhood obesity

(SocietyForScience.org) – According to Danish researcher Line Klingen Haugaard of University of Copenhagen in Denmark, the health of over 300,000 Danes born between 1930 and 1987 showed an increase in strokes in those who had higher BMI (Body Mass Index) by the age of 13. Also, Britt Wang Jensen of Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen and her team … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesdays: 10 Work Tips to a Happier, Healthier Life!

(ITNews.com) – With so much time spent at work it makes sense to maximize time spent on duty to create a happier and healthier you! Standing up every hour, taking the stairs, taking time to refresh and renew, minding desk clutter, watching junk food consumption and mindful eating are just some of the ways to decrease … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesdays: Wearable artificial kidney prototype successfully tested (via KurzweilAI.net)

(KurzweilAI.net) – The more than 2 million individuals who find themselves in ESRD or end-stage renal disease, may see a shining ray of hope in an FDA-approved exploratory clinical trial at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, for the wearable artificial kidney (WAK), a miniature hemodialysis machine!  The portability of the device is expected to … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesdays: Science supports consumption of whole grains for better health

(KurzweilAI.net) – Scientific research supports claims that eating whole grain foods can have a positive effect on health, lowering the risk of chronic diseases and death. And every little bit helps – apparently small increases is proven to benefit longevity and quality of life! A multinational research team shared meta-analysis of 45 studies and have … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesdays: Complimentary medicine resources online

(nlm.nih.gov) – “Many Americans use medical treatments that are not part of mainstream medicine. When you are using these types of care, it may be called complementary, integrative, or alternative medicine. Complementary medicine is used together with mainstream medical care. An example is using acupuncture to help with side effects of cancer treatment…” (read more)

Wellness Wednesdays: 12 Yoga poses you can do at work

(Beliefnet.com) – Work can be stressful and sometimes it’s hard to get away when we need relief from everyday tensions. Many of the yoga poses you do at home or in a gym, you can also do at work to renew your energy and unwind knotted muscles. Try these 12 poses or create your own … Continue reading

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