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Regeneration for you and the environment

Regeneration for you and the environment

Can helping myself aid the environment? Yes.

October 11, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Depression: Time for a rethink

Depression: Time for a rethink

If health is health care’s product, we have not yet glimpsed the ballpark.

October 5, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

All Coked Up…

All Coked Up…

Countries outside the US are very aware that sugared energy drinks are a public health threat – with increased obesity, diabetes, and heart disease rates.

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

The creative body

The creative body

MATHEW EDLUND Contributing Columnist edlund@lbknews.com In a knowledge economy, creativity is key. For employees it may represent the difference between rising at work or losing a job; for entrepreneurs the gap between building – or losing – a company. So how to increase it? One quick answer – use your body physically. In simple terms, […]

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »

Go FAR to prevent diabetes

Go FAR to prevent diabetes

Walk after meals. Stand and move after you eat. You’ve probably heard this advice somewhere. But does it really work?
If the goal is preventing diabetes, it seems to prove true – at least for a group of folks studied at George Washington University.

July 29, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Sitting, smoking, sleeping

Sitting, smoking, sleeping

Humans are walking machines. We’re built to eat, move, rest.

June 24, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Secrets of statins

Secrets of statins

Statins are portrayed as the “wonder drugs” of the last two decades. Officially HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, their ability to decrease heart attack and stroke was originally laid down to their ability to decrease cholesterol synthesis.

June 12, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

How to get off sleeping pills

How to get off sleeping pills

In America alone, tens of millions take sleeping pills to sleep each night. Yet sleeping pills don’t produce natural sleep. They worsen memory. They increase the risk of death.

April 22, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Less sleep, more weight?

Less sleep, more weight?

Foul up body clocks and people eat more – and less healthily.

April 9, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Deny, delay, pay the fine

Deny, delay, pay the fine

MATTHEW EDLUND M.D. Contributing Writer edlund@lbknews.com Treasure your hips.  Regenerate them well.  Keep them whole. Or you may face a series of nightmares. That’s what happened to many who received metal hip implants made by DePuy.  DePuy Orthopaedics is a division of Johnson and Johnson, one of America’s “great companies.”  And the Articular Surface Replacement, […]

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »