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Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »

Medical News Today: How to prevent festive weight gain without exercising

During the holiday season, it is difficult to avoid putting on a couple of extra pounds. A recent study investigated a simple, low-impact way to reduce the seasonal swell. Resisting temptation can be tough during the holidays. During the festive season, people’s waistlines tend to expand as their self-control contracts. While food and drink flow… Read More »