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Does Fidgeting Counter the Harmful Effects of Sitting?

By Deb Garvin What happens when you are sitting all day?  Do you fidget?  You might be doing something that is actually good for your health!  If you fidget it counts as exercise, no matter how slight.  The best part – scientists will agree! When we are sitting behind our desks in our chairs fidgeting, […]

Good Living with Michele Thomas on August 7th

Get ready for a great show with Michele Thomas!  Pour your coffee and get comfortable.  Tune to AM1490WGCH on August 7th at 9:30am when Michele sits down with Sarah E. Buckingham, MD. Dr. Buckingham is a Board-Certified Neurologist at Stamford Health Medical Group.  Her focus is on Parkinson’s Disease and related neurologically-based movement disorders such […]

Radio Guest Shares Physical Therapy Approach for Parkinson’s Disease

Clinical Physical Therapist Alicia Spiro MSPT, NCS, NDT, LSVT was Michele Thomas’ guest on the “Good Living” radio program on WGCH (1490 am) this week. Ms. Thomas is the Executive Vice President of Osborn Home Care (OHC), which offers professional home care services to residents of Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Ms. Spiro specializes in treating […]

WellSpring Wednesday – How Exercise Can Help You Recall Words

Who doesn’t forget a word every now and then?  It’s right on the tip of your tongue!  Doesn’t it just drive you crazy!  There are technical reasons for these lapses.  They are believed to be caused by disruptions in the brain which cuts the ability to access the word’s sound.  You know the word and […]

Information Everyone Needs on Good Living with Michele Thomas – 5/29

Buckle up!!  Tune in at 9:30am on AM1490WGCH!  Michele will be sitting down with Detective Mark Solomon of the Greenwich, Connecticut Police Department.  Detective Solomon is a 22-year veteran of the department, spending his last 15 years in the Criminal Investigation Division.  Mark has been part of the Connecticut Financial Crimes Task Force, which is […]

WellSpring Wednesday – How to Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes and Ticks

So, it is finally here!!  Sunshine and warm temperatures!  You know what that means – more glorious time outdoors! That means fun in the sun, right?  Wrong.  With that comes all of those critters you are not so happy about.  Ticks.  Mosquitoes.  Even fleas. Health officials are warning that infections from ticks, mosquitos and fleas […]

What’s the Best Medicine for a Cough?

What do you take to stop a cough?  This time of year allergies are about to kick into high gear.  Colds and flu just don’t want to give up!  With that, the gift that keeps on giving is the dreaded cough!  When you walk into a drug store in search of relief, it is hard […]

Those Two Minute Breaks? They Add Up

If you walk for two minutes and repeat the walk over many times does that have a positive impact on your health?  How about walking 10 minutes?  Can you do that three times a day?  The benefits of living longer seem to be the same with each pattern according to a new study of physical […]

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