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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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November 30, 2016Health News You Can Use

Back Pain Is Often Over-Treated

Despite abundant evidence and published guidelines calling for conservative initial treatment of most back pain through methods including physical therapy and over-the-counter medications such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen, a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine (“Worsening Trends in the Management and Treatment of Back Pain” – September 23, 2013) indicates that physicians often over-treat back pain, with […]

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