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Fitness Advice from a 75-year old Distance Runner

The Motivation for Dr. Hank Williford to Compete in 65 triathlons and Hundreds of 5K's.

Dr. Hank Williford is a Professor Emeritus at Auburn University Montgomery.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a certified exercise physiologist.  He has completed over 65 triathlons and several hundred runs from 5K’s to marathon. As a high school biology teacher at Pinson Valley, Alabama he coached wrestling, and his teams won three consecutive…

Medical Breakthroughs: What Your Foot Says about Your Health

  Researchers at Syracuse University compared pain relief from pure CBD oil to the so-called placebo effect, they found patients experienced an improvement in pain using cannabidiol and they also felt psychological effects simply from expecting they had gotten CBD. And the way to your heart – may be through your feet. Research presented to the European Society of Cardiology…

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivermectin and COVID-19+Women,Men and Heart Attacks+Marijuana’s Effect on Mood Disorders

A new study finds people who take the drug ivermectin immediately following a mild coronavirus diagnosis have a smaller viral load and shorter duration of symptoms. Spanish researchers say the FDA-approved drug used to treat head lice and tropical diseases could help reduce viral transmission of covid-19. Women are more likely to experience a wide range of risk factors prior…

Medical Breakthroughs: Covid & contact tracing + Kidney failure + Sleep schedules

Contact tracing is effective in preventing the spread of the Coronavirus, but the process needs to be fast. A new mathematical modeling study in the ‘Lancet Public Health’ finds more access to testing and getting the results back quickly are critical. Researchers also found using mobile apps can speed up the process of tracking down people who have been exposed,…

How Blood Can Affect Dementia, Better Detecting Heart Disease and Cancer Paired with Stress

Too much or too little hemoglobin in your blood can lead to an increased risk of dementia later in life. That’s according to researchers in the Netherlands who found the level of protein in red blood cells may be linked to memory issues for seniors. And, a new guideline from the Endocrine Society recommends older adults get screened regularly for cardiovascular…