Archive for June, 2019

Reducing Obesity-Induced Inflammation: Men’s Health Month Edition

men playing basketball

Anne Mercer Larson, June 13, 2016
Revised June 12, 2019

Most of us know that if we are overweight, we have more joint aches, back problems, and a higher risk for diabetes. But you may not be aware that excess stores of body fat can trigger inflammation throughout the body that complicates a wide range of common illnesses.… Read more

Are You Ben? A Father’s Day Message…

father & son walking

How to Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease

Anne Mercer Larson
June 13, 2016
Revised June 12, 2019

Even though Ben was about 30 pounds overweight and didn’t always get the exercise he should, he felt better than ever at his 40th birthday party. Surrounded by family and friends, he helped himself to a big piece of birthday cake, drank some champagne, smoked his favorite cigars, and sat around a bonfire enjoying roasted marshmallows.… Read more