Monthly Archives: May 2012

A long view on Health Care: Prevention

How much longer until the medical community wakes up to the many medical and economical benefits of prevention? For now, this shortened interview in the NYTimes with Dana Goldman might offer a ray of hope. Goldman, director of the Schaeffer … Continue reading

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Stand Up and walk around, even just for 2 minutes, every 20 minutes

This is the recommendation of a recent broadcast of Fresh Air on NPR – and I’ve been saying this to my clients for quite some time, especially those of you who sit at a computer all day.  New York Times … Continue reading

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Pilot Study: Jin Shin Jyutsu During Recovery From Cardiac Procedures

Even though this pilot study is from back in 2000, and probably not up to the standards for medical studies, I think the results are very interesting.  The patients at Morristown Memorial Hospital all seemed to like the treatments (78% said … Continue reading

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Post-Exercise Massages Work: New Research Proves Connection

And yet another recent articler about the benefits of massage, this time from the Huffington Post: A new study published in Science Translational Medicine found that a short, 10-minute Swedish-style massage session can reduce inflammation, which can help your muscles … Continue reading

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