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Prolonged Sitting Removes The Beneficial Effects Exercise Has On Cardiovascular Health
2014-07-08 06:10:12

As we have become a more technological society, we have also become a more sedentary society. We already know that this is one of the major causes of obesity, but it affects our bodies in many other ways.

2014-05-27 23:11:59

Urban legend says that eating apples will improve one’s health. According to Dr.

Dietary Supplement Use In The US
2014-04-15 07:12:07

A new study reveals that dietary supplement use by US adults is more prevalent than previous studies from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys have indicated.

2014-02-25 16:26:12

Though overall obesity rates remain unchanged, rates in young children improve ATLANTA, Feb.

Prolonged Sitting Doubles Risk Of Disability For Senior Citizens
2014-02-20 12:48:15

A new study is the first to show how prolonged sitting adds to the risk factor for disability. The findings show that sedentary behavior is almost as strong a risk factor for disability as lack of moderate exercise.

2014-01-30 11:04:20

Having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of having died 15 years later.

2013-10-11 08:38:18

Four decades of nutrition research funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be invalid because the method used to collect the data was seriously flawed.

High Blood Pressure Increasing In Children
2013-07-16 13:28:32

Over the past 13 years, the number of children between the ages of 8 and 17 with high blood pressure has risen by 27 percent, according to a new study in the journal Hypertension.

2013-06-12 10:56:33

Hearing loss (HL) is a chronic condition that affects nearly 2 of every 3 adults aged 70 years or older in the United States.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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