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7 Most Common Reasons for Needing a Medical Certificate Signed by a GP

by Editorial Team June 12th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
No one ‘likes’ to go to the doctor even if there is a need to get in right away for an illness that suddenly popped up. The wait times are horrendous and doctors simply don’t have the time for patient care that they once had. Most try to make

Let The Sun Shine!

by Joan Jacobsen June 10th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
There was an article that was featured on a popular health website regarding the Blue Zones in the world, where many of the population live to one hundred years old and beyond. A supplemental article written by Dan Buettner the original author, as he went on to give information
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Help for a Sedentary Lifestyle

by Dean Heller MD June 3rd, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  I am 47 and have a very sedentary lifestyle.  While I do try and walk or do some kind of exercise on the weekends, I am so busy at work that sometimes my work extends throughout the weekend.  I sit all day at a desk and barely move. 
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Stay Healthy at The Beach

by Sam P. May 27th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Teen

The weather is getting warmer, which means staying fit is even easier now.  Of course you can do normal things, like running outside and whatnot, but there are even better ways to take advantage of the weather.  One of my favorite places to


Children with Long QT Syndrome and Exercise

by Tom Seman MD FAAP May 20th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
In recent months there have been several studies that have suggested decreasing restrictions for those children who have certain medical conditions.

A recent report looked at children with Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). This is a medical condition whereby there is a change in the electrical activity of the heart that

The Golden Rule

by Joan Jacobsen May 13th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
When we read about the Golden Rule it is basically an ethical or morality code, you all remember this: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.  The Golden Rule has been around for thousands of years and has been implemented into the society of
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Getting Rid of a Beer Belly

by Dean Heller MD May 6th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
 Summer is coming, and over this terrible winter I grew quite a good sized “beer gut”. What is the best thing for me to lose this before the summer? 

You are not alone.  Many people gain extra weight in the winter, especially one as long as this one seemed.  First

Teen Fitness Expert: Easy Ways to Stay in Shape

by Sam P. April 22nd, 2015| Fitness Expert, Teen
Staying in shape is far easier than it may seem.  Plus, it can be fun!  With all the unhealthy habits there are out there, it may seem you are destined to be unhealthy, but it is quite easy to stay in shape.  There are many ways to do this, some

Family Workout Tips for Spring

by Tom Seman MD FAAP April 15th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
We are several months into the New Year and hopefully have developed some good healthy habits that includes healthy nutrition, exercise and sleep. Time, determination and dedication are required to make a habit. In general, it takes 3-4 weeks of repetitive actions to create a habit. Feelings of accomplishment

The Eyes Have It

by Joan Jacobsen April 8th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
When did you start wearing eye glasses, as a school child to see the blackboard better or did you find you needed them for reading, computer work or operating a vehicle in your later years? I started requiring eyewear when I turned forty-five, I was actually happy to utilize
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VideoMD Transitional Care Competition

by Dean Heller MD April 1st, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
This month we present a special article to focus on healthcare innovation, and introduce you to a new product that helps save lives.  VideoMD transitional care helps educate patients after they are discharged from the hospital.  It educates patients, and helps doctors and hospitals collaborate to improve patient care. 

20 Ways to Recharge on the Weekend

by Suzanne Foglio March 25th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Holistic
“If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” Kris

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