Active Lifestyle Medical Newsletters

The Cure for this Widespread Modern Malady

Here is the solution to understanding an ever-more common anxiety-causing malady. And how the key to solving it is getting two things – knowing what it takes to get healthy – and the power of understanding how to choose the quickest line at the grocery store.

Musculoskeletal conditions may increase the risk of chronic disease

This was the heading of a new research publication from late 2018, that was the analysis of studies containing over 2.5 million study participants. The relationship between structure and function is well-established as a truism in modern thought. However, there has never been an analysis of so many individuals before, detailing the connection between musculoskeletal conditions and other chronic illnesses.

Hang Out With a Friend, Today!

Everyone loves an opportunity to relax and hang out with friends. Surprisingly, social activity is also extremely powerful when it comes to improving our health. There are volumes of research that show that our social life, and feeling connected to others, is in fact essential for good health.

Differences in Health Approaches

What do those funny personality quizzes have to do with your health? And are they any use, anyways?

How we approach our health is often as influential as any other factor. Our environment, genetics, etc., are very important, and often discussed as key factors in health outcomes. But we also have other, lesser-known distinctions that we often don’t even consider.

Injuries: the Modern Military Epidemic

American servicemen and women face serious danger and death as a part of the daily routine. On the front lines or not, there is substantial stress in the job of providing defense for the nation.

Despite the powerful images they leave in our minds, combat injuries are not the most common cause of harm in the armed forces.

Miracles’ Greatest Enemy

Life itself is a miracle. It affects us the way other things can’t – a warm puppy, a newborn baby, a miraculous recovery. The joy of something wonderful occurring that brings new hope and optimism to life.

A key aspect of a miracle is that it is beyond our control. Something that we were not consciously responsible for heightens the power of something sudden, wonderful and unexpected.