Stand-Up Desks Combat Sedentary Habits

The research is clear-cut: Spending too many hours in a chair is killing us. Sedentary habits like prolonged computer-usage and television-watching correlates with shorter life spans, metabolic diseases (such as diabetes), and cardiovascular disease. What can we do about it? Get Up and Move! Desk-based jobs = Societal Weight Gain The solution sounds simple: repeated, […]

Posted by Nancy L Howe on March 7th, 2016

Scottsdale Offers Free Exercise Expertise to Survivors

If you are being treated for a cancer diagnosis in Scottsdale, you have the advantage of living in one of the most forward-looking, alternative therapy cancer-treatment communities in the nation. Researcher R.E. Sallis of the American Medical Association’s “Exercise is Medicine” campaign asks: “If we had a pill that conferred all the confirmed health benefits […]

Posted by Nancy L Howe on February 7th, 2016

Welcome 2015: Exercise Advocacy Continues!

“There is strong scientific evidence that exercise can reduce risk for developing cancer, reduce risk for relapse following cancer treatment, and reduce side effects of cancer treatment.” Donald W. Northfelt, M.D., Associate Medical Director, Breast Clinic at Mayo Clinic, AZ I am delighted to announce that I am speaking on Saturday, January 10 with Dr. […]

Posted by Nancy L Howe on December 31st, 2014