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Get Up And Move Your Body

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published new evidence based guidelines that state a very disturbing fact. Nearly 80 percent of adults in this country are not getting enough exercise for optimal health. The sedentary lifestyle accounts for about $ 117 billion a yer in health care costs and 10% of all premature… Read More »

Obesity and hearing loss: What’s the connection?

Any disorder that affects circulation can potentially affect your hearing—including health conditions associated with obesity.  People with obesity are more likely to have health conditions that can damagehearing.  Many Americans carry extra weight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2015-2016, more than one-third of all adults in the US had obesity. Adults with… Read More »

Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »