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A Step in the Right Direction for Office Workers: Walking Meetings

In an effort to increase the physical activity of office workers, researchers at University of Miami piloted a program to change one traditional sit down office meeting a week to a walking meeting.  Guidelines were established to continue the productiveness of the 30 minute meeting.   Guidelines include: Set a time and place prior to […]

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Majority of Patients See Reduction in Pain and Disability After Bariatric Surgery

In the three year period following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients saw a reduction in pain and improvement in walking ability according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The multi-site clinical study looked at over 2,000 patients who underwent weight loss surgery at 10 hospitals across the […]

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Get Moving: Increasing Your Activity at Work

When sitting in an office or cubicle for work, it can be hard to fit exercise in during the work day. When you are trying to lose weight, every little bit of activity can help. Dr. Shillingford’s staff have compiled a list of 10 ways for you to fit in a little extra activity into […]

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Healthy Neighborhoods Could Prevent Obesity

Living in a neighborhood that supports a healthy lifestyle can make a measurable difference in preventing obesity, according to a recent study in the journal Obesity.  We all know our environments have a profound impact on us.  Relatives, friends and neighbors who stay and look fit help encourage us to do so as well, this […]

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