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Young dog owners more physically active

They’re furry, fun loving and could be the key to getting your sedentary teen off the couch, finds a new study on dog ownership and adolescent physical activity.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Health
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Review confirms benefits of outdoor exercise

A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analysed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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Don't be fooled. Guideline don't drive behavior

( -- The bar has been lowered for Canadians regarding the nation's physical-activity standards. In short, there is compelling evidence that doing less is still associated with significant health benefit.

dateJan 28, 2011 in Health
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The Medical Minute: Staying active all year round

It’s fun to be outside on a beautiful spring, summer, or fall day, riding bikes, playing on a playground, tossing a Frisbee, or just going for a walk with your family. Unfortunately, research has found that the winter ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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Exercise improve symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome

The study, which was conducted at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and at Alingsas Hospital, included 102 IBS patients between the ages of 18 and 65. Half the group was randomly allocated to increase their physical ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Health
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Beating depression with exercise

Having trouble sticking to your new year’s resolution to hit the gym three times a week? What if you knew that exercising could stave off Alzheimer’s? What if your motivations weren’t about just about improving ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Health
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