The jury's still out on magnet therapy

Magnetic therapy has no effect on lower back pain, according to an Arizona study, the first investigation into the use of magnets in treating pain. However, the director of the study noted that the treatment caused no adverse reactions and suggested that people using magnets continue to do so if they found it helped alleviate pain.

Tea, the antioxidant brew
Black or green, with or without milk, tea may be good for your heart, according to a new report published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The phytochemicals (plant chemicals) found in tea raise the blood level of antioxidants, which help guard against heart disease.

A profile of U.S. runners
There are 35 million runners in the United States, and 7 million of them sign up for races. Demographically, they are high on the socio-economic scale. The mean income for runners is $76,400, and about 68 percent are college graduates, with 46 percent going on to do post-graduate work.

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Run barefoot from time to time

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