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Teenage Smoking Curbed By Half Hour Of Exercise
2013-04-10 09:36:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, taking a short daily walk may help teenagers quit smoking. For the study, researchers tracked 233 teenagers from 19 high schools in West Virginia, where nearly 13 percent of West Virginia teenagers are smokers. They found that those who increased their exercise to just 20 minutes a day were able to cut down on their habit, while spending 30 minutes of doing physical...

Exercise Improves Smoking Cessation Significantly In Teens
2011-09-20 08:39:17

  It is well known that exercise has many health benefits, and now it has been discovered that it also aids in the cessation of smoking. A new study, published in the September 19 issue of Pediatrics, found that teens, especially boys, were most likely to quit smoking if an exercise program was followed at the same time. Researchers spent six months tracking 233 West Virginia students between the ages of 16 and-a-half and 19, all of whom smoked at least half a pack on weekdays,...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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