Pack it light, wear it right

Dr. George I. Traitses Kids and backpacks just seem to go together. Whether sending them off to summer camp, to a sporting event or for a sleepover with a friend, chances are they will be taking a backpack. Since carrying a heavy load unevenly or improperly can result in poor posture, muscle strain, headaches, neck 

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Simple strength test may predict heart attack, stroke

Dr. George Traitses Large-scale study reports that weak grip strength is linked with shorter survival and a greater risk of cardiovascular incidents. Previous studies have suggested that reduced muscular strength, as can be measured by hand-grip strength, maybe linked to early death, disability, and illness.  In a recent study, investigators analyzed data collected on 139,691 

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Calm down your kids, keep away the soda

Dr. George I. Traitses What does soda have to do with your child’s aggressive behavior? Quite a lot, according to a new study. Researchers recently found that children who consumed soda tended to measure higher on scales that measure aggressive behavior than kids who do not drink soda. The study published by The Journal of 

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A 2-minute anti-aging activity

Dr. George traitses Add 2 minutes of walking each hour to your routine, to offset the health hazards of sitting for extended periods of time. Amassing published studies show that sitting for extended periods of time each day leads to increased risk for early death, as well as heart disease, diabetes and other health conditions. 

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Antibiotics: Not as safe as you think

By Dr. George I. Traitses Antibiotics have been credited with saving thousands of lives, these days antibiotics are also in the news for not being as effective. According to the Centers for Disease Control, up to two million Americans fall ill from antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year and that at least 23,000 die from those infections. 

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Chiropractic Care for pain relief

Harvard Health Review on Chiropractic By Dr. George I. Traitses Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Chiropractors try to correct the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal 

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Some principal findings for Chiropractic

The New Zealand Commission has just put out a report on the principal findings of chiropractic. • Chiropractic is a branch of the healing arts specialising in the correction by spinal manual therapy of what chiropractors identify as biomechanical disorders of the spinal column. They carry out spinal diagnosis and therapy at a sophisticated and 

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By Dr. George I. Traitses As summer approaches, sticking to an indoor exercise regime can be difficult as temperatures warm up. Running outdoors is a great way to take advantage of the weather, while keeping fit and improving energy and stress levels. If you take your running routine outside, remember these 5 simple stretching tips 

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The function of a running shoe

By George I. Traitses The function of a running shoe is to protect the foot from the stress of running, while permitting you to achieve your maximum potential. Selecting the right shoe for your foot can be confusing without the proper knowledge. People with low arches, called pronators, will need a shoe that provides stability. 

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Raise your hand if you have back pain

By Dr. George I. Traitses As adults, we get used to a variety of daily or near-daily aches and pains, particularly as we age. But what about our children? Don’t they seem immune to many, if not all, of the pain complaints we have – despite the fact that for the most part, they’re exponentially 

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