-- Aquatics, another name for water exercises, are a low-impact way to strengthen muscles and burn calories.The American Council on Exercise mentions these potential benefits of water exercises:Reduced stress on the muscles and joints, often... read more..
Summit eating disorder program opens 2 outpatient centers
The Sacramento-based Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program, one of the few comprehensive programs of its kind in Northern California, has opened new outpatient treatment centers in Roseville and Fresno.New Dawn Recovery Centers, which operates outpatient treatment programs in Sausalito and Roseville, expects to open in Sacramento soon.An estimated 11 million women, men and children suffer from eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia. Only 10 percent receive treatment and only... (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines) read more..
Chest Radiation for Girls Is Linked to Breast Cancer Later
Women who were exposed to chest radiation to treat cancer during childhood have a risk of developing breast cancer as adults that is comparable to that of women with a high genetic risk of the disease, according to a study being presented Monday. (Source: WSJ.com: Health) read more..