Tag Archives: Exercise

NIH Study Tracks Exercise with Mobile Apps to Improve Heart Health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to making Americans healthier. She focuses on research related to heart health and the conditions that go with it. Those include obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In 2013, Dr. Powell-Wiley and her team started research on how to lower rates of these chronic conditions among African Americans and… Read More »

Here Is Another Reason To Exercise

An analysis of studies that followed that 544,000 people for an average of 12 years demonstrated that moderate to vigorous physical activity was associated with up to a 29 percent reduction in the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.   If you are looking for a good reason to begin an exercise program here it is.… Read More »