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The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you?

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health, mood, and quality of life. It can sharpen mental function, boost concentration, and help you sleep. And the new exercise and physical activity guidelines issued by the federal government’s Office of Disease… Read More »

Emphasis Of The New Physical Activity Guidelines Is To Move More And Sit Less

The 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides advice and information on the amounts and types of physical activity for improving the health of various population groups. The emphasis of the recommendations is that moving more and sitting less will benefit just about everyone.[1] Recommendations: Preschool children aged 3 to 5 years… Read More »

CHEST Guidelines for Clinical Diagnosis of Pertussis-Associated Cough

November 12, 2018 Share this content: In children, pooled estimates of sensitivity and specificity were generated for only 1 clinical feature: posttussive vomiting. A guideline based on a high-quality systematic review has been developed for the clinical diagnosis of pertussis-associated cough in children and adults to justify the decision regarding whether or not antibiotic therapy… Read More »