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Health Spotlight: A Stronger, Healthier Heart in Middle Age

February 05, 2018

Middle age is not too late to increase cardiac fitness, studies show “… ‘I ask my patients: If there was a pill that could increase your strength, balance, and endurance while reducing the risks of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s and many cancers, would you take it?’…”

Health Spotlight: Obesity’s Effect on U.S. Life Expectancy

January 15, 2018

Obesity Shaved Almost a Year Off U.S. Life Expectancy, Study Says “Rising obesity rates in the U.S. may be responsible for as many as 186,000 deaths per year, according to a new analysis. The U.S. has seen only relatively modest improvements in mortality rates over the past couple decades, despite public health victories including major reductions in smoking…”