News tagged with lifestyle habits

Doctor's health habits affect patient counseling

Physician's confidence in their abilities to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.

Sep 21, 2010
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The Secrets of Longevity

(PhysOrg.com) -- A complex network of genes, in combination with a low-calorie diet and exercise, appears to be a key factor in a long life expectancy. Professor Johan Auwerx’s team has published an article ...

Jul 15, 2010
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Buddhism on the dinner plate

(PhysOrg.com) -- New book by a Harvard nutritionist and renowned monk encourages the Buddhist sense of mindfulness in how people eat.

Apr 06, 2010
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Sedentary TV time may cut life short

Couch potatoes beware: every hour of television watched per day may increase the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Jan 11, 2010
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Stress, heart disease not exclusive to football coaches

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's impossible to know, unless you're Urban Meyer or one of his doctors, what exactly caused the two-time college football championship winner to see-saw decisions about his prestigious professional career ...

Dec 30, 2009
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Alcohol and smoking are key causes for bowel cancer

A new global study has found that lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking are important risk factors for bowel cancer. Researchers have shown that people who consume the largest quantities ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Following a healthy lifestyle is on the decline in the US

Despite the well-known benefits of having a lifestyle that includes physical activity, eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables, maintaining a healthy weight, moderate alcohol use and not smoking, only a small proportion ...

May 27, 2009
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