I read recently that a fitness measurement called VO2 max is also a strong predictor of longevity. What is VO2 max, and can it really help tell how long we’ll live?
Each week, OMRF Vice President of Research Dr. Rod McEver opens “Adam’s Journal” to answer a medical question from Adam Cohen, OMRF’s senior vice president & general counsel. Adam’s Journal I can’t tell you the number of times someone has made a variation of the following statement to me: “Running is going to ruin your […]
The other day, even with gloves, my fingers were so cold and numb that I had trouble unlocking my door. Is this something I need to worry about?
For Thanksgiving, I have some health questions. Let’s start with one I hear pretty much every year: Does eating turkey actually make you sleepy?
During a recent marathon, a friend stopped briefly to pose for a photo with family and friends. But when he did, he felt faint and nearly passed out. He went on to finish the race and reports no further problems. Is this something he needs to explore further with his doctor?
While exercising, what’s a good way to know when I’m experiencing “normal” perspiration and when I need to worry about dehydration and overheating?