To make healthy New Year’s resolutions stick, keep them modest and manageable
“”Walk your dog twice a day, whether you have a dog or not.””

Effect of Comprehensive and Integrative Medical Services on Patients with Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Pilot Study.
“Two types of medicinal systems are available in Korea: Western and oriental. These exist as separate services that independently provide medical care to patients. We determined the utility and benefits of compressive and integrated medical services (CIMS) comprising 12 sessions of acupuncture and healing programs over 6 weeks.”

Showering With Your Eyes Closed Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Brain Health
“Everyday activities like showering, brushing your teeth, and driving to work are functional things we do to get us through the day. Some might even say that they are so routine that we don’t think much about them while doing them. And if we want to focus on physical health, we’d throw in exercise and healthy eating.”

Effect of an Intensive Food-as-Medicine Program on Health and Health Care Use
A Randomized Clinical Trial
“Findings  In this randomized clinical trial of 465 adults who were provided access to a food-as-medicine program, hemoglobin A1c levels did not improve among those who had access to the program compared with a control group; however, their engagement with preventive health care increased as designed.”

Iowa, Nebraska won’t participate in U.S. food assistance program for kids this summer
“DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa will not participate this summer in a federal program that gives $40 per month to each child in a low-income family to help with food costs while school is out, state officials have announced.”

These 25 healthy desserts are delicious — and recommended by doctors and dietitians
“If sweet treats are frequently on your mind, you’re not alone. Dietitians also love dessert — and they have some helpful tips for finding healthy desserts that fit into your life.”


Ozempic for kids? Won’t solve ‘obesity crisis,’ doctor says