Ryan Fiorenzi is a black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu (he was Michigan’s first), and has been teaching martial arts for years. We’re sitting down to eat lunch just down the street from his Plymouth dojo, Kaizen BJJ, to talk about our unhealthy lifestyles.
Humankind unwittingly dabbled in genetic engineering 10,000 years ago, when early farmers saved seeds from their most vigorous plants — those with the hardiest genes — for the next year’s crops. We’ve come a long way since then.
This gym offers metro Detroiters a new type of workout, one sensor at a time
A U-M doc is giving cancer survivors the tools to finally feel healthy again
Precision Medicine helps find valuable needles amidst haystacks of information
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Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
Pilot program aims to fight childhood obesity through grocery store tours, school nutrition classes, and health screenings
The ability to move is associated with long-term health and well-being, and the stakes are even higher for older adults
Henry Ford doctor says he believes procedure will become standard for patients older than 65 in the next few years
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