Does running help or hurt your knees?

Does running help or hurt your knees? According to a recent research presented by the American College of Rheumatology in Boston, MA, running may actually help protect your knees from developing osteoarthritis.  Osteoarthritis is a joint disease affecting people who are middle aged or older.  There are many factors that could cause Osteoarthritis and these…

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Does Lifestyle Counseling Cut the risk of Heart Disease

According to an article published by medpagetoday.com, overweight or obese adults who have additional cardiovascular disease risk factors should have behavior counseling to promote a healthy diet and physical activity. This is according to the USPSTF or the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (if you really wanted to know that). I have been preaching this…

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10 reasons why you may need a new primary care doctor.

1.  Your doctor is more interested in prescribing you drugs than finding out what’s wrong with you. 2.  Your doctor grunts instead of saying hello when he/she enters the exam room. 3.  Is more worried about managing his/her busy schedule and less concerned with addressing all of your medical issues. 4.  Speaks to you in…

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