One in two Americans will develop osteoarthritis of the knee. If you have had it, you know how painful it can be and how hard it is to keep moving. But changing your shoes can sometimes cut down on knee pain without medication or surgery.
“Move over, quinoa. Wheat berries, which are whole-wheat kernels, contain one of the highest amounts of protein and fiber per serving of any grain – 6 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber. Protein triggers the hormone ghrelin to tell our brain that we are satisfied…and fiber activates appetite-suppressing gut hormones…Toss wheat berries with apples, nuts and other diet-friendly foods to make a super tasty salad.” (p. 41)
Jurick, N. (2013). Yes! The Most Filling Foods. Health, 27(10), 35-41.
The doodle: Even its very name makes it sound frivolous and pointless. But our scribbles and scrawls – sometimes recognizable, sometimes not – may actually have a point. Lee Cowan reports.
“In 2012, some 9,900 people in the United States died in crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations above the legal limit –an average of one death every 53 minutes. AAA is saying enough and is calling on legislators to curb these preventable deaths in Georgia by requiring ignition interlock devices for all convicted drunk drivers, including first-time offenders. Ignition interlock devices require a driver to blow into the device and register a sober blood alcohol level. If the driver has been drinking and is unable to pass the breath test, the car will not start…Research shows that it can reduce repeat offenses by two-thirds.” (p. 62)
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Source: AAA Living, January/February 2014, p. 62
“The American Medical Association (AMA) recently classified obesity as a disease. The purpose of the policy is to advance obesity treatment and prevention, wrote AMA president Ardis Dee Hoven, MD. It issues a call for a paradigm shift in the way the medical community tackles this complicated issue so that we can reduce the number of Americans suffering from the effects of heart disease, diabetes, disability and other potentially life-changing health conditions.” (p.50)
Wolfgang, K. (2013). Is Obesity a Disease? Advance for NPs and PAs, 4(8), 50.
Around 36 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. If you ever get them, you know how debilitating they can be. Now, a new device that fits in the palm of your hand is wiping away the pain. How it changed one woman’s life.
NY best-selling author, Gretchen Rubin, teaches us how being happy at home first extends outward in life.
Nine days after a chemical spill contaminated the water system for 300,000 West Virginia residents, the water company has given them the all-clear, saying the water is safe once again. Many, however, say they can still smell the chemical odor in the water and don’t believe what they’re being told about it being safe. Jeff Pegues reports.
Aired January 7, 2014
Want to look younger? No need to go under the knife, plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn is in the kitchen to show us the foods that you may already have in your fridge that could combat the signs of aging!