The question for the new year is not if there’s reason to exercise, or to modify your habits, but if you want to do so.
Among adults – including millions of baby boomers – water aerobics is becoming a popular way of keeping fit. For people of any age who’ve sustained joint injuries, have arthritic pains or osteoporosis, the water provides a space to continue or initiate low-impact but vigorous sports.
Over the course of its six groundbreaking seasons on HBO, we discussed every aspect of The Sopranos with friends and family—except for actor James Gandolfini’s size.
In retrospect it’s clear that we — patients and their kids, parents, lovers, nurses, doctors, physical therapists and social workers, all of us in cancerland — wanted Armstrong to win.
Earlier this month the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA) published a myth-busting paper on weight lifting for women at risk for lymphedema after breast cancer treatment. The study was neither large (154 patients at max,…