July 19, 2018

Wellness Letter

The Wellness Letter, published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, provides practical, evidence-based coverage of the news about preventive medicine, self-care, nutrition, fitness, and mental well-being.

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  • Magnet Therapy Attracts Attention

    Magnet Therapy Attracts Attention

    by Wellness Letter

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful if something as simple and benign as wearing a magnetic bracelet or necklace could ease pain, as from arthritis? Or if magnets could alleviate depression, cure insomnia, boost energy—even fight cancer?

  • Tai Chi Helps Prevent Falls
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    Tai Chi Helps Prevent Falls

    by Wellness Letter

    Tai chi can help prevent falls in older people, an analysis of 10 clinical trials has confirmed. However, tai chi is less beneficial for maintaining bone mineral density than higher-impact weight-bearing exercise.

  • How Healthy Is Your Airplane Food?

    How Healthy Is Your Airplane Food?

    by Wellness Letter

    As you plan your next airplane trip, your priority is probably to find the best price and schedule. But have you ever thought to compare airlines on the healthfulness of the food they serve? The website DietDective.com does just that.

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