Working with Breast Cancer Survivors: Is Upper-body Resistance Training Safe?

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Working with Breast Cancer Survivors: Is Upper-body Resistance Training Safe?

A growing body of evidence supports the importance of resistance training for building strength and improving functional outcomes in breast cancer survivors. While upper-body resistance training is safe and can provide numerous benefits for breast cancer survivors, consideration for breast cancer–specific symptoms and treatment-related concerns should be made during exercise program design. Continue reading for some key considerations.

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Kids and Type 2 Diabetes: The Epidemic and What We Can Do About It

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Kids and Type 2 Diabetes: The Epidemic and What We Can Do About It

The early onset of diabetes during childhood, particularly type 2 diabetes, is becoming a growing healthcare concern in the United States. Learn about the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes and how simple lifestyle-related changes can help turn the tide on the prevalence of this disease, among both children and adults.

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