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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Eat Grapes to Reduce Memory Decline

Eat Grapes to Reduce Memory Decline

Good news for grape lovers. A recent, double-blind controlled study finds eating grapes twice daily may reduce effects of early memory decline, and help prevent Alzheimer’s. The study included participants with mild cognitive decline that were split into two groups. One group received a daily serving of grape powder equal to about 2.5 cups of
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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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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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