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Martial arts and kids not always a good mix

February 21, 2017

It’s practically a rite of passage for American kids to don a white robe and belt and karate chop a board. Martial arts are known to improve muscle strength, flexibility, cognition, confidence and...

Excess iron a cause of gestational diabetes?

February 20, 2017

Oh, the scourge of gestational diabetes. Doesn’t pregnancy inflict enough hardships on a woman’s body, with its aches, swelling, nausea, cravings, heartburn and sleepless nights? Must it...

Stay hydrated for optimal health

February 17, 2017

Imagine a magical elixir that could help energize muscles, detoxify the body and ward off weight gain. This fluid exists. It’s water. While a study by University of Pennsylvania researchers...