The Value of Strength Training

MONDAY, Oct. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Strength training — also called resistance training or, simply, weightlifting — isn’t just for those muscular bodybuilders at the gym. It’s a type of exercise that should be part of everyone’s overall fitness plan. Why? Strength training keeps muscle toned, reduces body fat, and helps burn more calories…

Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes

SUNDAY, Oct. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — With predictions calling for a potentially bad flu season this year, doctors are urging people — particularly those with diabetes — to get vaccinated. Many people with diabetes don’t get a seasonal flu shot each year, according to the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Some people with…