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Photo: Dave Fayram, Flickr Creative Commons We’ve blogged before about the health detriments of sitting for long periods, which include heightened risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. What’s more, prolonged sitting puts you at risk for aches and pains in the upper body, shoulders, arms, and spine. How to combat…

Photo: andriuXphoto, Flickr Creative Commons Ankle sprains are one of the most common joint injuries in the United States: Each day, 25,000 Americans sprain their ankle and nearly half of all sports injuries in the U.S. are ankle sprains. Because ankle sprains are so common, people often don’t seek appropriate treatment and, as a result, their…

Photo: Trailnet, Flickr Creative Commons Cooler weather is on the way, a welcome relief from the summer’s heat and humidity. Fall is the perfect time of year to get outside for fresh air and exercise. While it is well known that exercise is good for your health, walking is an easy activity that can be…

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