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Replacing time spent sitting with sleep or light activity may improve your mood

Moving more and sitting less was a challenge for many of us, even before states started issuing stay-at-home orders. Despite disruptions to our daily work and exercise routines, there are some subtle changes we can make at home to help improve our mental health. New research, published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found… Read More »

How much can yoga improve flexibility

A slow flow vinyasa class will offer both: lots of standing poses that tend toward the stretchier side of the yoga spectrum. Barring any injury in the shoulder itself, immobility in this area is often caused by the surrounding muscles in the chest and back. The muscles in your big toes support your arches. It’s… Read More »

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost effective after five years and improve health outcomes. “We… Read More »