Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Breast Cancer Awareness

By | October 21st, 2016|Health Coach Blog|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and chances are that everyone reading this has been, or knows someone, affected by breast cancer. As the most common cancer in women of all races, and even affecting a small percentage of men, there were 230,815 females and 2,109 males diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 (CDC). Fortunately, incidence rates have been going down since the year 2000 when a connection to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) was discovered, [...]

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Wearable activity monitors may not help people with weight loss, study suggests

By | October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Some interesting findings have raised questions about whether trendy wearable activity monitors make a difference in terms of weight loss. The AMA Morning Rounds from September 21st sum up what was found. According to research: The New York Times (9/20, Reynolds, Subscription Publication) reports that research published in JAMA suggests “wearable activity monitors” may not help people lose weight. STAT (9/20, Love) reports that investigators “recruited 470 overweight or obese adults for an exercise and [...]

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