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There's a Major Benefit to Exercising Later in the Day vs. Morning, New Study Finds

There’s a Major Benefit to Exercising Later in the Day vs. Morning, New Study Finds

A new study published in the journal Diabetes suggests that when you exercise can play an important role in blood sugar management. Participants who trained in the afternoon and evening had an 18 and 25 percent reduction in insulin resistance, respectively. Morning exercisers saw no reduction. Keep in mind that any exercise, no matter what …

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Listen to a powerful spoken poem by an SAFD firefighter about mental health issues in the fire service

Listen to a powerful spoken poem by an SAFD firefighter about mental health issues in the fire service

SAINT ANTONY – The work of a firefighter is grueling, but it is not only physically dangerous. Seeing so much death and destruction is mentally and emotionally draining. However, in a profession like firefighting, vulnerability can be hard to find. That’s why the San Antonio Fire Department just hosted a mental health rest week, to …

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Health Care - HHS Enables People Living With Hepatitis B, HIV To Join Public Service

Health Care – HHS Enables People Living With Hepatitis B, HIV To Join Public Service

Do you have a “cloak and dagger attitude”? A “general aura of badassery”? Then you might just be the right person to be NYC’s new “Rat Czar.” Today in health, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) marked World AIDS Day by changing its eligibility policy to include people with Hepatitis B and HIV …

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Drinking coffee before running has its benefits, but you also need to take some precautions

Drinking coffee before running has its benefits, but you also need to take some precautions

Lace up your sneakers. Shake your muscles. And down a cup of coffee. For some runners, pre-run coffee is a non-negotiable part of the routine—a ritual so entrenched in the norm that a workout simply wouldn’t feel right without it. If that’s you, good news: Drinking coffee before a run can provide some very real …

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How to maintain your fitness after a big run and before the next training cycle

How to maintain your fitness after a big run and before the next training cycle

After spending months training for a half marathon or a full marathon, you’ve finally completed this epic race. Maybe you experienced the high of a coveted racer, got a shiny new race medal and a new PR. I hope you also enjoyed the glory of your arrival. But now what? Of course, you want to …

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Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

BROOKINGS — At some point, Carson Max had to make a choice. As a student at South Dakota State University, he felt a little stretched. This is understandable given his workload. He was studying with a major in human biology with minors in chemistry, microbiology and aerospace studies. In addition to that, he was also …

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The memorial service for Dr O'dell Owens will take place next Friday

The memorial service for Dr O’dell Owens will take place next Friday

Cincinnati Chief Health Officer Dr. O’dell Owens will be laid to rest next Friday, according to his family. Owens died suddenly on Wednesday, November 24. His funeral is scheduled for Friday, December 2. There will be a public visitation and revival from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a memorial service. The service will be …

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Confused about health insurance?  For the open registration period, you need someone like Quentella Perry in your life |  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Confused about health insurance? For the open registration period, you need someone like Quentella Perry in your life | Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Regardless of the source of health insurance, just about everyone is confused on some level. But browsers can guide you through the process. (File photo) When it comes to health insurance, certainty can seem rare. Meet Quentella Perry, whose work with the nonprofit Covering Wisconsin is about helping people through complexities. Just as accountants have …

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To get more heart health benefits from exercise, it's time to up the intensity

To get more heart health benefits from exercise, it’s time to up the intensity

A study published in the European journal of the heartexamined nearly 72,000 participants who wore fitness trackers providing data on exercise intensity and found that those with the lowest rates of cardiovascular disease were those who regularly participated in high-intensity activities higher. Vigorous physical activity can be measured by the talk test – you should …

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Student Savannah England reads a reflection during the interfaith memorial service at St. Francis Xavier College Church on November 11.  The service honors loved ones who have donated their bodies to the School of Medicine through the Gift Body program.  Photo by Sarah Conroy.

First-year medical students honor body donors with interfaith service

Saint Louis University students honored those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service on Friday, November 11. Start slideshowStudent Savannah England reads a reflection during the interfaith memorial service at St. Francis Xavier College Church on November 11. The service honors loved ones who have donated their bodies to the …

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