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Obesity is one of the most prevalent disorders in the US, affecting over a third of adults. A disease resulting largely from over-eating or an unhealthy diet, obesity occurs when excess fatty deposits build up around one’s body. As a risk factor for many other chronic diseases, it is a serious condition and a leading research topic of today. … Read More

We’ve all been in this situation: it’s a busy day, we’ve been sitting in front of the computer screen for a few hours, and we’re beginning to get restless. Eventually, all that pent up energy starts being released, little by little—we begin to move around in our chair, perhaps tapping our fingers, or wiggling our … Read More

Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system, which defends the body against diseases and infections, instead attacks the body’s healthy cells. These diseases, including multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis and type 1 diabetes, affect up to 50 million Americans, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). In fact, MS alone affects around 2.5 million … Read More

For those who have resolved to adopt a healthier lifestyle and be fitter for this new year, congratulations! You’ve just taken on a yearlong goal, and the next few months will not be easy. You’ll find as you’re undergoing a new diet or developing an exercise routine that it’s very tempting to skip a few … Read More

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