February 20, 2015

BREAKING NEWS

Can Pain Be Caused by the Brain?

A recent study and forthcoming book suggest that the intensity of chronic pain can be controlled by the brain. Mindfulness meditation is just one of the ways that may help put mind over matter and cope with the pain we physically feel.

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Easier Computing
DAILY LIVING

Easier Computing

In a short time, computers have become central to how we work, play, find information, keep track of our personal records, store our music and photo collections, and stay connected with people around the world. Theoretically, everything is at our fingertips, but a keyboard, a mouse, and arthritis can make for a difficult combination.

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What Does Yoga Look Like?
EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL THERAPY

What Does Yoga Look Like?

Yoga’s roots are in ancient India. The word "yoga" is usually translated to mean “union,” and yoga’s focus is on unifying the mind, body, and spirit. But yoga also has several secondary goals, such as improving physical health and boosting mental and emotional well-being. Here are five yoga poses that are often taught to people with arthritis.

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Maple-glazed Salmon
FEATURED RECIPE

Maple-glazed Salmon

Salmon is full of amazing nutrients, including vitamins D and B12, but did you know that it also contains bioactive peptides that could help decrease joint inflammation? This easy-to-prepare maple-glazed salmon is both tasty and could help ease your arthritis pain.

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FEATURED DEFINITION

Body-mass Index

Body-mass index (BMI) is a measure of weight divided by height. Being overweight or obese can predispose people to a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.

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