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Massage Therapy Styles and Health Benefits

...According to a 2007 American Massage Therapy Association survey, almost a quarter of all adult Americans had at least one massage in the previous year. And, they have a wide range of reasons for doing so. More and more people -- especially baby boomers -- recognize the health benefits of massage...

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes, also called adult-onset diabetes and noninsulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition caused by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Although some people can overcome the symptoms by losing weight and following a healthy diet and exercise plan, most people with type 2 diabetes will have it for life.

Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups

Overview: Although research into medications to treat RA is ongoing, there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the good news is that a healthy diet, the right amount of rest, and regular exercise can go a long way toward improving quality of life. Over-the-counter medications and complementary treatments...

Even 'Proper' Technique Exposes Nurses' Spines To Dangerous Forces

Scientists say nurses like Sunny Vespico are prime examples of what nursing schools and hospitals are doing wrong: They keep teaching nursing employees how to lift and move patients in ways that could inadvertently result in career-ending back injuries.