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To increase physical activity, focus on how, not why

Most people know that exercise is important to maintain and improve health; however, sedentary lifestyles and obesity rates are at all-time highs and have become major national issues. In a new study, University of Missouri ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Health
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Physical exercise helps keeps cancer at bay: WHO

The World Health Organisation is advising people engage in at least 150 minutes of "moderate" physical exercise a week to reduce the risk of breast and colon cancers, in new recommendations published Friday.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Health
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Marriage is good for physical and mental health

The 'smug marrieds' may have good reason to feel pleased with themselves as experts today confirm that long-term committed relationships are good for mental and physical health and this benefit increases over time.

dateJan 27, 2011 in Health
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Aging well with a hoe, spade

People older than 62 who have an allotment garden are significantly more healthy than people without an allotment. In general, people of all ages with an allotment get more physical exercise. This was confirmed by research ...

dateJan 26, 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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