Just for Kicks

Did you know that between 5 and 15% of the population has a disorder that creates an irresistible urge to move their legs? This is a neurologic movement disorder called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), and unfortunately, it tends to get worse later in the day and often

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Pumping Up

Everybody knows that blood pressure affects health. We’ve become educated about the risks of high blood pressure or hypertension; untreated, it can lead to heart attacks, congestive heart failure, strokes, and kidney failure. And, it’s a common problem; 50 million Americans have blood pressure readings over 140/90–placing

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Boning Up

When bones lose calcium and get thinner the process is called osteoporosis. Over 26 million Americans have osteoporosis, and the overwhelming majority are women. This is a common phenomenon as people age, and the risk of breaking bones increases because of it. By age 65, one third

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