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Can Too Much Coffee Be Bad for Your Health?

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Researchers examined connections between genetics, habitual coffee consumption, and health conditions from a dataset that included over 300,000 adults in the UK Biobank and found that drinking six or more cups of coffee a day is associated with an elevated risk of osteoarthritis, arthropathy, and obesity.

Clinical Nutrition, March 2020

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As a Nation’s Wealth Grows, So Do Men’s Waistlines.

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Using four decades of data concerning nearly 150 countries, researchers report that for every 1% increase in a nation’s per capita income, the obesity rate among men in the country rises 1.23%.

PLOS ONE, May 2020

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Ways to Stay Healthy As You Age.

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WebMD offers five tips to remain healthy when getting older: eat more vegetables, fruits, nuts and whole grains while eating less butter, fatty meats, sugar, and salt; exercise for at least thirty minutes a day; go to bed and wake up at the same time every day; start a new hobby; and stay in contact with loved ones.

WebMD, June 2020

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Mindfulness Improves Mood of MS Patients.

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Mindfulness is described as the ability to be fully present, aware of where you are, and calm about what’s going on around you. In a recent study involving 61 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, researchers observed that those who received mindfulness training experienced improvements in cognitive function and mood regulation.

Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, May 2020

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Myofascial Therapy for Neck Pain

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Among a group of 54 patients with mechanical neck pain, researchers observed that five sessions of myofascial release therapy were more effective at reducing pain and improving pain sensitivity than ten sessions of massage, ultrasound therapy, and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation. Doctors of chiropractic commonly use myofascial techniques in the treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions.

Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, April 2020

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