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The Health and Fitness Talk 2014 Resolution Guide
By Jeff Clemetson, Editor New Years is a time for making changes in our lives. For many of us, it is a time to make the kinds of changes that will bring greater health to our lives. We here at Health and Fitness Talk encourage people to be the... Read more
Intermittent Claudication
by Kimberly Allen, RN Intermittent claudication is described as a “tight, aching or squeezing pain in the calf, foot, thigh or buttocks that occurs during exercise.”  The reason it’s called intermittent is because the pain disappears after resting.  Claudication is the pain that occurs with exercise.  So basically intermittent... Read more
Don’t Just Stop Bad Habits, Start Good Ones

The New Year isn’t just a time for breaking “bad” habits it’s also a time when people think about their future and starting new healthier habits. However, just like those that begin the New Year determined to stop that “bad” habit many are unsuccessful…

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Breaking Bad Habits

Habits are a part of our everyday life. Some we consider good habits like brushing your teeth, taking a shower etc, others we consider bad, like loosing your temper, biting your nails or alcohol/drug abuse…

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Be Resolute – Quit Smoking

Smokers now have another reason to consider quitting, as if there weren’t enough already. A recent study indicates that smoking along with other risk factors including high blood pressure has been associated with decreased brain function…

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Tips to Making Your Resolutions Stick

People have been making New Years resolutions since ancient times when the Babylonians made promises to their gods at the beginning of every year…

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Emphysema

Emphysema

Medical September 17, 2012

Emphysema is one of the diseases belonging to a group of diseases known as COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a long term progressive disease affecting your ability to breathe. Emphysema as well as other diseases of COPD are a major health issue…

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