Category Archives: TOPIC – Health

KEEP YOUR HEART HEALTHY – THINK POSITIVE!

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. I could write the usual article blog about what behaviors increase the chance of having a heart attack, or I could describe the signs and symptoms of … Continue reading

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THE PAIN/FEAR AVOIDANCE MODEL

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER – So the patient says to the doctor, “Doc, it hurts when I do this.” Then the doctor replies “don’t do that.” You’ve heard that one before?  Well, funny or not, there is a flaw … Continue reading

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KNOW HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF A STROKE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – Each year in the U.S. over 700,000 people suffer a stroke and over 143,000 people die as a result. Three-quarters of those who suffer a stroke are over 65 years old. It is … Continue reading

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NATURAL REMEDIES: TO USE OR NOT TO USE?

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – As a practitioner of Integrative medicine, the majority of my patients prefer herbal remedies to modern medications. When my patients come to see me initially, I always ask them to bring their supplements. … Continue reading

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AGE VS. EXERCISE – THERE IS NO CONTEST

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER – As I write this there are eight people working out in the gym.  Three of those eight people are 93 years old or will be in the next month.  That’s 37.5 % of the … Continue reading

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A CALL TO ACTION

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – Recently we lost a family friend to a heroin overdose. A drug that was rarely found in the mainstream when I was growing up is now extremely common in high schools, Middle American … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO SUMMER – SHOWING UP IS NO SMALL THING

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER – I recently spoke at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.  Ostensibly the talk revolved around my book, Racing Yesterday, which chronicled my training for and competing in the 2008 Olympic Trials.  But … Continue reading

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FACTS ABOUT HEART DISEASE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – A recent survey of around 1000 men and women over aged 18 conducted at the Cleveland Clinic found that the majority of those surveyed did not understand the risks of heart disease and … Continue reading

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DO SENIOR BRAINS AGE?

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. JOHN KALB – Brain aging is a myth. Really? The very idea, currently being proposed with a straight face by some brain researchers, seems both preposterous and promising. We’ve all heard how millions of Americans are … Continue reading

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THE POWER, OF POWER LIFTING FOR SENIORS

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER – I was going to start off this blog by telling you of my latest research projects currently going on at High Point University’s health, science and human performance laboratory in North Carolina.  Then I … Continue reading

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