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Monitoring silent micro-strokes is another reason to benchmark your balance, according to a new study published in the journal Stroke
Japanese researchers conducted brain MRIs of 1,400 men and women, average age 67, and found increased stroke risk and small brain bleeds for people who couldn’t balance on one leg for 20 seconds.1 These small strokes are associated with walking difficulties and falls, and can also…

A lawyer friend once told me, “The big print giveth, and the fine print taketh away.”
After reading this recent Wall Street Journal article, my new saying for reviewing pharmaceutical studies in the media is, “Paragraph 1 makes promises, but Paragraph 10 is the gotcha.”
The Headline: New Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Cut Heart Attack Risk1
The Story: A still experimental drug may lower risk of heart attack from 2% to 1%
Paragraph 1: “A new class of drugs known to dramatically lower cholesterol…

PostureMedia: New Zealand Herald
Everyone needs a reality check from time to time. But what about for their posture
Dr. Steven Weiniger writes in his recently published New Zealand Herald article that routinely checking your posture is a simple way to keep yourself healthier – and to help prolong your life
“Posture is an under-appreciated aspect of health you can do something about. Now’s the perfect…