Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mar
29
2013
tape measure, bathroom scale, heart rate line coming out of heart

What’s a “healthy” weight? What does my BMI (body mass index) really mean – and does it matter? What useful information can I pull from tracking my heart rate during … More…

Mar
25
2013

Social Work Role in Orthopedics and Rheumatology

by Berenice Adams and Emily Dorfman
social worker talking to patient

Social workers are integral members of the health care team, working closely with doctors, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists and other professionals to care for the whole person. We work with … More…

Mar
22
2013
baseball pitcher

A close friend of mine called during a trip to spring training. “I’m so excited to live baseball for a week in Florida. I even got out my glove today, … More…

Mar
19
2013
ladies performing T'ai Chi

One of the best ways to strengthen and improve balance is by learning a form of T’ai Chi. A study from Emory University showed amazing results: people older than 70 … More…

Mar
15
2013
triathlete running with bike

Triathlons have experienced exponential growth over the past 20 years, growing from a mere 15,000 participants in USA Triathlon-sanctioned events in 1993 to more than 150,000 recently. It’s easy to … More…