Hazards of Sitting

How much stress on the body does sitting cause?  More than people may think.  An article from the Washington Post illustrates how much of an impact it can cause on the entire body.  Poor posture causes increased stress and potential risk of injury on the spine.   In addition, prolonged periods of inactivity causes gradual muscle atrophy…

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Increased Medical Costs in Florida for Winter Snowbirds

A New York Times article this week highlights the trends of increased medical testing in certain areas of the country that, in most cases, may not be necessary.  As noted in a 2012 analysis by the New York Times, more than twice the number of nuclear stress tests, echocardiograms and vascular ultrasounds were ordered per Medicare patient in…

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