The Silver Lining Behind Household Chores

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Like it or not, a little housework is good for you. Researchers found that simple daily activities such as doing the dishes or folding clothes may help older women live longer. “Doing something is better than nothing, even when at lower-than-guideline recommended levels of physical activity,” said study…

The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Stretchy resistance bands go anywhere and can be used by almost anyone. They’re also as effective as they are inexpensive. But it’s important to use them properly to get all their strength training and coordination benefits. As you stretch a resistance band, you’ll start to feel more and…

Who’s Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking — distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows. People most prone to distracted driving also often tend to think it’s “no big deal” — socially acceptable, the Norwegian study…