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June 17, 2019

From obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children

Playing outside is not the same as playing inside. There are unique benefits of being in the outdoors, particularly in nature, that don’t come as readily indoors. When children are allowed to play the way they want to play in stimulating environments, they move more, sit less and play longer.

Rheumatoid arthritic pain could be caused by antibodies

A common early symptom is joint pain, but even before that, the body has started to produce immune antibodies against proteins in the joint. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have now studied how these autoantibodies can generate pain.

Body composition shown to affect energy spent standing versus sitting

Findings support increased standing time as a simple way to boost energy expenditure.
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Becoming a purpose-driven business is good business

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Life West's The Wave

Date: Aug. 16-18
Location: Oakland, CA
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The National Chiropractic Conference

Date: Aug. 22-25
Location: Orlando, FL
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CMCC 15th annual Back Swing '19

Date: Sept. 12
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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