Arthritis Symptoms Can Be Reduced With Physical Activity and Educational Programs

Arthritis Symptoms Can Be Reduced With Physical Activity and Educational Programs

A recent CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) study notes the prevalence of arthritis and the opportunities that are available to decrease pain and improve function. When people with arthritis engage in physical activity they can reduce their arthritis symptoms by up to 40 percent. Yet, many adults with arthritis are not physically active.
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Take a Load Off of Your Knees

Take a Load Off of Your Knees

A brand new study finds that shedding those extra pounds can take a load off of the knees. Excess weight puts a strain on the knees that can result in osteoarthritis and possibly the need for joint replacement. However, the research shows people who lost five percent or more of their weight over a four-year
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It’s Healthy Vision Month

It’s Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision Month is observed each year in May. This is a great time to learn how vision problems can affect you and your loved ones, and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy.   Approximately 12 million people in the United States have vision impairment. Women, minority groups, and people with a
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Products Claiming to “Cure” Cancer Are a Cruel Deception

Products Claiming to “Cure” Cancer Are a Cruel Deception

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products are marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms. Legitimate medical products such as drugs and devices
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