February 19, 2018




  • Pilates: More for the Core

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • What About Vitamin D Lamps?

    What About Vitamin D Lamps?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Most sunlamps emit primarily UVA, the long-wavelength ultraviolet rays that penetrate deep into the skin and promote tanning. But vitamin D production is triggered by short-wavelength UVB. Some sunlamps produce higher amounts of UVB.

  • 'Geographic Inequality' in Heart Health
    Wellness Tip

    'Geographic Inequality' in Heart Health

    by Berkeley Wellness

    While death rates from heart disease have dropped dramatically overall, rates of improvement have varied markedly by geography, with the Deep South showing the least decline and the greatest concentration of mortality.