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Even A Small Amount Of Physical Activity Helps Your Brain!

Even A Small Amount Of Physical Activity Helps Your Brain!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

A small randomized controlled trial, with 60 participants, adds to the evidence that physical activity, even in small amounts, is good for you.  In this study, just published in The International Journal of Clinical Practice, participants were 70 years old and sedentary. Half the participants did an interval aerobic program for 30-minutes, twice a week,...

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The Side Effects of Stigma

The Side Effects of Stigma

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

With knives or branding irons, ancient Greeks would mark criminals or traitors to indicate that they should be shunned and not welcomed in society. The Greeks called that mark a stigma. Today, to stigmatize a person is to classify them by a negative attribute and devalue them on that basis alone. Stigmatizing is a cross-cultural and cross-species...

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I Like to Move It, Move It: MOVEmber

I Like to Move It, Move It: MOVEmber

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Blog, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

What’s A Mo? Worldwide, upper lips will be lost from this day through the next 30, as the mo takes over.  It’s November 1st, the beginning of Movember, a fundraising effort for men’s health that’s been going on since 2003. The Movember Foundation has supported awareness programs and scientific research on prostate cancer, testicular...

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Movember — Mo than just a Mustache

Movember — Mo than just a Mustache

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Lung cancer, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 0 comments

“Chasing the Face of Men’s Health**” On your mark, get set, grow face hair grow…but only on the upper lip!  The Mo, Australian for mustache, is taking over the faces of men worldwide. Started from a fashion discussion among a couple of guys in a bar in Australia, the fundraiser has really taken off.  But where does all the money from this...

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Mental and Physical Health – United!

Mental and Physical Health – United!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

“There is no health without mental health” This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 5-11).  Working at the intersection of physical and mental health is Ann Becker-Schutte, PhD, a Kansas City psychologist whose practice is focused on supporting people impacted by serious illness. “Challenging stigma requires that you have some...

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