Greg Bell

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Now There's Another Reason Sitting Will Kill You

We all know that sitting for long periods of time takes years off our lives, but now there’s another reason it’s getting us closer to our graves.<p>New …

The Brown Food Myth

We think brown food is healthier, don't we?<p>I remember summer camp in the '80s when we would fight for the fluffy pieces of white bread to smear with peanut butter and raspberry jam. It was always the brown loaves that were left behind. Brown bread was the healthy bread.<p>In more recent years, shortly …

Football Helmets Provide Little Concussion Protection: Study

<i>By Tara Haelle</i><p>Many athletes, parents and coaches may expect that wearing a helmet can help protect against concussions. They might be surprised.<p>A recent study found that ten popular football helmets offered very little, if any, protection against concussions.<p>The helmets did protect against other …

Marketing Masquerading as Science

When it comes to resources -- whether they be human, financial, or technological -- the food industry is stocked with a mighty arsenal. Big Food's spending power is most often evidenced by its multi-million dollar marketing campaigns.<p>A few examples:<p>-- McDonald's spent $115 million in 2010 just to …

Is Fibromyalgia Syndrome a Myth? No, But It Just Might Be a Sleep Disorder

<i>By Gerard Meskill, M.D.</i><p>Nobody says, "I don't believe hypertension exists," or "I don't believe 'stroke' is a real thing." People with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) suffer not only from constant widespread pain, but they also sometimes face judgment and distrust from medical professionals who doubt if …

Soda Wars Bubble Up Across the Country

Unless something very unexpected happens, voters in San Francisco can expect to be answering a question like this come Election Day in November: …

The Hottest New Fitness Tool Since the Stationary Bike

Tone up all over—and boost your flexibility, coordination, and balance—with this fun new workout<p>When it comes to exercise, innovative new equipment and classes may sound fun, but they aren't always efficient—or even effective (Think: dumbbells that shake… talk about a total #FitnessFail). But when …

Living Rooms

Months after rehab, knee and hip patients keep improving | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have had a knee or hip replacement reap the benefits of intense rehab months after they’ve returned home, according to a new analysis.<p>A worker tries on a prosthetic leg for Jimena Ruiz, 6, at the Center of Advanced Prosthetics in San Jose February 11, 2013. …