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Why Is My Family's Health History Important?

Posted by EHE Blogger

8/30/16 3:50 PM

Research has consistently shown that numerous diseases, both common and uncommon, have genetic links. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia are just some of the diseases that can run in families.
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Topics: preventive healthcare, physical fitness, health, genetics and health, health benefits, family diseases, health history, health effects, family health

Is Fitness Simply Based on Genetics?

Posted by EHE Blogger

1/13/16 2:30 PM

While the path to physical fitness is straightforward (i.e., dieting and exercise), this path starts to meander wildly when people attempt to actually follow it--lengthening the time it takes to reach the finish line, if ever. The question, of course, becomes "why?" Why are people hard-pressed to achieve fitness when every voice out there is saying that it's good? Not only that, but it is equally ubiquitous to hear that not being fit is bad. So why?  
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Topics: Nutrition, Wellness, Mental Health, preventive healthcare, healthy living, genes, genetics, health, dna vs. diet, new year, health genes, dna, genetics and health

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