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If new and shiny isn’t enough to make you want to buy the next best technology on the market, maybe it's lifesaving properties will. Since the release of the Apple Watch in 2015, the new generation of smartwatches are wearable technologies that are changing the market for preventive medicine....
(CNN)Running four marathons in five weeks wasn't enough. Running 10 marathons in a year wasn't enough. Running more than 70 marathons during her lifetime wasn't enough.Seventy-year-old Chau Smith wanted to challenge herself even further, so she decided to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. In January,...
I’ve been reading this new book, Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry by investigative journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin, which makes a point that some cures – an appalling $100 billion worth to be exact – are worse than the disease. Back pain is a pretty widespread condition. According to the...
We regularly nerd out on economist Art de Vany’s Facebook page, probably the most data-dense Facebook page ever created. This week he references an article in the journal Metabolism: “Findings indicate that insulin resistance is a central abnormality in the MetS and that muscle mass and strength are strong protective factors...
It's really quite fascinating how powerful effects of perception can affect our lives. There was a study released last week by Stanford that revealed that how people view their fitness program has a material effect on their longevity. That is, if you think you have a good program, or you...