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Sticking with an Exercise Program, Part 1

The benefits of exercise have been well documented over the years. Exercise can help improve your mood, strengthen your heart, increase deep sleep, control your weight, make your body more efficient and boost your self-confidence, to name a few. With all of this information out there on the pros of exercise, why don’t more people engage in physical activity? Read more

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A Dancer’s Stretch for the Hip Flexors

I have been watching a lot of television lately. I am held captive to federal election coverage in the United States and Canada, and developments in Israel and Palestine. Couple the time spent in front of the television with the time spent in front of my steering wheel for hours on end in eight-lane traffic and I have the perfect recipe for helping to avoid tight hip flexors and a shrinking posture.

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Ovarian Cancer Post 2

Few Warning Signs
Like most cancers, the best weapon in battling ovarian cancer is early detection. In fact, if the cancer is diagnosed while still contained within the ovary, 95 percent of women will survive longer than five years with appropriate medical treatment. Unfortunately, only about 25 percent of women with ovarian cancer have their cancer detected while it’s still in such an early stage. Read more

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Chronic aching lower back?

It could be your “sacroiliac.”

Sacroiliac joint problems are a common yet frequently overlooked cause of low back pain. In fact, 21% of patients who see a doctor with low back pain have a sacroiliac joint problem.

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