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A jog a day keeps osteoporosis away

(PhysOrg.com) -- A short burst of vigorous physical activity like running and jogging is important for building bones in children, whereas more gentle exercise like walking, even for a longer period, has little effect.

dateMar 28, 2011 in Health
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Sex can be heart attack trigger for couch potatoes

Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Health
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Want more zest for life? Consider gardening

Does gardening contribute to quality of life and increased wellness for older adults? Researchers from the Texas A&M and Texas State Universities asked these questions in a survey of people aged 50 and older. The survey revealed ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Health
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