Silver Spring, MD – Caffeine found in coffee, tea and soft drinks doesn’t appear to be enough to ward off the negative effects of getting too little sleep over several consecutive nights, according to a study from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Columbus, OH – Have you been experiencing knee, hip or back pain? “Dormant butt syndrome” – a condition found among people with weak gluteal muscles and tight hip flexors – is a possible cause, according to experts from the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.
Miami – Is it time to rethink traditional work meetings? Replacing a seated work meeting with a walking meeting can increase workers’ physical activity and lead to positive health effects, according to researchers from the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.
Silver Spring, MD – When you’re baking cookies or making a cake, do you or your kids lick the bowl or spoon? If so, the Food and Drug Administration wants you to know that eating or handling raw dough or batter can lead to illness.
Toronto – Women report pain and other symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck and upper limbs about twice as often as men, who are more likely to have lower-back injuries, according to research from McGill University in Montreal.
Atlanta – About 5.5 million working adults in the United States used electronic cigarettes in 2014, with the prevalence highest among workers in the accommodation and food services industry, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.