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December 28, 2016Health News You Can Use

The most popular — and best — days to start a diet

Maligned Mondays are actually days that tap into the “fresh start effect,” when we feel like “a new person,” ready to take on a change in habits, according to a report. “On certain days, called temporal landmarks, you just have a different view of yourself,” said Jason Riis, visiting professor at the Wharton School at […]

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December 20, 2016Health News You Can Use

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Shoulder Bursitis

Shoulder bursitis is a painful condition that affects people of all ages. The condition tends to develop more in middle-aged, elderly, and individuals who have muscle weakness. Shoulder bursitis can have many causes, but the most common is a repetitive activity, such as overhead reaching, throwing, or arm-twisting, which creates friction in the upper shoulder […]

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December 17, 2016Health News You Can Use

9 Healthy Holiday-Eating Strategies

Fend off holiday weight gain with these easy eating tricks. The Strategy: Bring Your Own Food Contribute a healthy dish to a gathering to ensure there’s something you can indulge in. Tricks to Try Eat the best-for-you offerings first. For example, hot soup as a first course―especially when it’s broth-based, not cream-based―can help you avoid eating […]

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December 8, 2016Health News You Can Use

4 ‘healthy’ habits to ditch right now

You grind it out at the gym, you chop your kale like a warrior and you pre-portion your snacks every Sunday night. You’re a wellness rock star. Or, not? What if some of your tireless efforts were in vain? What if your workouts and your snacks were working against you? Here are four healthy habits […]

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