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APTA Runner Foot Health Tweetchat

The APTA has asked me to moderate the APTA’s first Move Forward PT tweetchat. It will take place on April 28th, 2010 at 8 pm-9 pm ET. The focus will be on foot health for runners. So, if you’re interested or have any questions, head on over to Move Forward PT next Tuesday and tune […]

Hemorrhoids: A Pain In the Backside
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Hemorrhoids: A Pain In the Backside

Gary had been constipated for the past few weeks, always straining during his bowel movements. He was so frustrated and uncomfortable. Then a few days ago he noticed bright red blood on his stool. Concerned, Gary rushed to his doctor who told him that he had hemorrhoids. Gary can take some comfort in knowing that […]

BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!
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BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!

Today’s show was inspired by one of my twitter followers, Pratik Patel, otherwise known as ppatel on twitter.  He wanted to know how to speed up his metabolism. Like Pratik, many people would love to kick their metabolisms into high gear, but some think it’s a losing battle.  They feel like their metabolisms are working […]

BH4BP #74 - Choosing the Right Doctor
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BH4BP #74 – Choosing the Right Doctor

We all visit the doctor at some point in our lives, no matter how well we care for our health, whether it be for a check-up or to treat a medical condition.  When we do go, having a positive experience is very important for obtaining the best treatment possible.  Unfortunately, when many people need to […]

Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!
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Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!

Pamela was not looking forward to heading back to the office after Thanksgiving.  It wasn’t the work or the coworkers.  She loved them.  It was the 10 pounds that she was convinced she gained last year from eating the holiday treats at the office.  She had always had problems with sweets and her weight.  This […]

BHTV #24 – Traveling, Eating & Staying Healthy
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BHTV #24 – Traveling, Eating & Staying Healthy

Going on vacation is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  For some, it’s a time to escape from the stress of work and home life and relax.  For others, it’s a time to explore new places and experience different cultures and cuisines.  Whichever type of vacation you prefer, it is only enjoyable if you’re healthy. Getting […]

BH4BP #73 - Stressed? Meditate On This!
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BH4BP #73 – Stressed? Meditate On This!

As you all know, today’s fast paced world can be very stressful.  It pulls us in a million and one directions, and we’re always rushing to meet an unending string of deadlines and the expectations placed on us by our employers, friends and even our families.  I know that it can often be hard not […]

Don't Neglect Your Nails!
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Don’t Neglect Your Nails!

Lucy noticed that her nails did not look as good as they had before she started surfing. They had a lot more white spots than before. Was she sick? Her friend Tammy always said that nails were an indicator of good health. Maybe she had a vitamin or mineral deficiency? Did she need see a […]

BHTV #23 – Being Healthy While Eating Out
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BHTV #23 – Being Healthy While Eating Out

Dining out is fun, but choosing the right foods can be challenging for people trying to eat healthy.  While most people can make nutritious choices when eating at home, they often let healthy eating habits slide when eating out and order items that are high in fat, calories, sodium and cholesterol.  And it doesn’t help […]

BH4BP #72 - Office Injuries Are No Joke
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BH4BP #72 – Office Injuries Are No Joke

Every year, millions of office workers complain of on the job aches and pains.  According to WebMD, one study reported that over 50% of employees who used computers for at least 15 hours a week, reported musculoskeletal problems in the first year of a new job.  That is a very high percentage, don’t you think?  […]

What's It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?
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What’s It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?

“Would you like bottled water or tap water, sir?” the waiter asked. “Bottled would be great,” James answered.  Frankly, he was surprised there would be any question about which he would choose.  Everyone knew that tap water was poison, didn’t they?  “Do you have Evian?” “Of course, sir. I’ll bring that right out.” The waiter […]

BHTV #22 – Olive Oil
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BHTV #22 – Olive Oil

When people think of olive oil, they almost always think about the Mediterranean diet.  That’s because olive oil is a key ingredient in many recipes from the Mediterranean region.  However, because of it’s wonderful taste and amazing health benefits, olive oil is also growing in popularity outside the Mediterranean.  That is no surprise because olive […]

BH4BP #71 - Exercising In Cold Weather
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BH4BP #71 – Exercising In Cold Weather

I’m happy to announce that Being Healthy for Busy People was a finalist in the health category of the Podcast Awards!  That’s two years running and I owe it to all of you.  Thank you so very much!  For anyone interested in voting for the podcast, voting opens at podcastawards.com on November 13 and runs […]

Spinach: If It's Good Enough for Popeye...
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Spinach: If It’s Good Enough for Popeye…

Many people are familiar with Popeye the Sailor, a popular fist fighting cartoon character of the 1920’s through 1960’s.  Popeye sure knew what was good for him!  Just before a brawl he would down a whole can of spinach to give him super strength and ensure his victory.  It never disappointed.  Every time Popeye ate […]

BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity
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BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity

Most people who are trying to get fit or lose weight, understand that aerobic exercise is a key component of reaching their goals.  The question isn’t: “Should we do aerobic exercise?” It’s: “How intensely should we do aerobic exercise?” The answer that we usually hear is that working out at a moderate exercise intensity enables […]

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