No-Carb Diet Plan Benefits, Foods to Eat & Potential Risks?

By Jillian Babock and Rachael Link, MS, RD Take a moment and imagine slashing your carbohydrate intake by 90 percent. It sounds incredibly challenging but still possible. Now imagine following a no-carb diet plan completely free of all carbohydrates, including pasta, bread, legumes, baked goods, sweets and even fruits and …

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The Best Shoulder Workouts for Women

When you learn about the complexity of shoulder anatomy, it’s clear the best shoulder workouts for women should be on your radar. Why? The shoulder is considered the most mobile joint in the entire human body. (1) As a “ball and socket” joint, the shoulder’s joint capsule allows for a wide …

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'Managing' Elderly Patients Without Powerful Antipsychotics

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — About 25 percent of dementia patients in U.S. nursing homes are still quieted with risky antipsychotic medications. Now, a small study suggests that managing these difficult patients, instead of medicating them, could obtain better results. “Drugs have a place, …

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Rhabdomyolysis: How to Avoid This Serious Weekend Warrior Condition

New to spinning? Diving headfirst into a half-marathon with little training? Sit all week and then jump into all-out exercise on the weekends? Then there’s a 12-letter word that needs to be on your radar: rhabdomyolysis. Often referred to as “rhabdo,” this serious syndrome can occur by overtraining beyond your body’s current …

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