The Top Calorie-Burning Exercises

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you’re trying to lose weight, cutting calories counts. But so does burning them off with exercise. Exercise is also key to maintaining weight loss and being heart healthy, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Here are the maximum calorie burners, minute for minute. At the…

Illegal Online Purchases of Pot on the Rise

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans buy marijuana online illegally, a new study found. “Anyone, including teenagers, can search for and buy marijuana from their smartphone, regardless of what state they live in,” said study leader John Ayers. He’s an associate research professor at San Diego State University’s School of Public…

Tai Chi Beats Aerobics for Fibromyalgia Pain

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from fibromyalgia, new research suggests tai chi might do more than aerobic exercise to ease your chronic pain. “Tai chi mind-body treatment results in similar or greater improvement in symptoms than aerobic exercise, the current most commonly prescribed nondrug treatment, for a variety of outcomes…

Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in U.S. Mumps Cases

WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A resurgence of mumps among young American adults is likely as the protection provided by childhood vaccinations weakens, researchers warn. “Vaccination is the centerpiece of current public health strategy against mumps,” said study co-author Joseph Lewnard, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Harvard School of Public Health’s Center…