Benefits of Weightlifting

Sure-fire, get-in-the-best-shape-of-your-life-or-your-money-back fitness fads have been around for thousands of years. Just in my lifetime, I’ve seen Boot Camps, Bowflex, CrossFit, Hula Hooping, Insanity, Jazzecise, Kettle Bells, P90X, Pilates, Pole Dancing, Spinning, Tabata—and that’s by no means a complete list. Over the years (centuries really), there’s been one method that won’t ever show up on...Continue reading

what women need to know about men's health

What Women Need to Know About Men’s Health

Dear Healthy Men: As a wife, daughter, sister, and mother of two boys, I’m surrounded by men. What do I need to know about men’s health? A: I’ve always maintained that men’s health is a women’s issue, since when men are healthier, their partners become healthier too (along with their children and communities). Here are the...Continue reading

Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure: Telehealth and Home Monitoring Can Help

For most of my career, I’ve focused on cardiovascular disease and hypertension. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is the biggest factor for overall deaths in the United States. It is also is the most significant changeable risk factor for your health. According to researchers with Johns Hopkins, it can double your risk for a heart attack;...Continue reading

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