28 posts categorized "Health Living"

01/19/2015

NBC10: The Value of Tamiflu

This NBC10 segment on the effectiveness of Tamiflu featured pharmacy professor Dr. Dan Hussar.

Watch: The Value of Tamiflu

12/18/2014

Enoch Times: New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start With a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Expert

The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy – a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program at University of the Sciences, says should begin with a physical exam at the doctor’s office.

Read: New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start With a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Expert

01/23/2014

NJToday.com: Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof

As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow shovelers face during these conditions are a dangerous combination.

Read More: http://njtoday.net/2014/01/23/snow-shoveling-techniques-can-help-keep-individuals-injury-free-says-usciences-pt-prof/#ixzz2rKxSDyZo

01/22/2014

Yottafire.com: Lifestyle Factors Could Put College-Age Women at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Isabelle Mercier, PhD, a research assistant professor at University of the Sciences, compiled some key prevention awareness tips for young women.

Read More: http://yottafire.com/2014/01/lifestyle-factors-put-college-age-women-higher-risk-breast-cancer/

01/13/2014

Clarion Ledger: Flu, Workouts are a bad mix

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert from University of the Sciences (Karin Richards) warns.

Read More: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20140114/FEAT/301140006/Flu-workouts-bad-mix

01/09/2014

Drugs.com: Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert from USciences (Karin Richards) warns.

Read More: http://newsle.com/article/0/114885172/

Philly.com: Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert (Karin Richards) at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia warns. 

Read More: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/coldandflu/HealthDay683714_20140109_Ease_Up_on_Workouts_to_Aid_Flu_Recovery__Expert_Says.html#Oca0EyK3PGegyAh7.99

Universityherald.com: White Women at Greater Breast Cancer Risk than Blacks, South Asians, Study

Isabelle Mercier, PhD, a research assistant professor at University of the Sciences predicts more than 230,000 new cases of persistent breast cancer will be diagnosed in the country by the end of 2013.

Read More: http://www.universityherald.com/articles/6704/20140109/white-women-breast-cancer-blacks-south-asians-heavy-drinking-breast-feeding-children.htm

01/08/2014

Health News Digest: Exercising While Sick Can Do More Harm than Good

With the flu and cold season in full swing, kinesiology professor Karin Richards, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said many people tend to ignore their symptoms to keep on track with their fitness resolutions for the New Year. 

Read More: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Exercise_480/Exercising-While-Sick-Can-Do-More-Harm-than-Good.shtml

KYW Newsradio: Don't let cold weather hinder your fitness goals

Don't let the cold weather hinder your fitness goals, says Karin Richards, acting chair of the Department of Kinesiology at University of the Sciences. Click here for the audio clip

Read More: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/01/08/cold-weather-freezes-outdoor-exercise-activities-for-many/