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2011-01-14 10:20:00

A 5-year study from Australia concludes that increasing your daily step count not only wards off obesity but reduces the risk of insulin resistance and diabetes complications.

2010-12-30 06:00:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With New Year's resolutions almost a ball-drop away, Omron Healthcare, Inc. offers a cost-effective and convenient tool to step-up fitness goals in 2011 -- a pedometer.

2010-11-08 06:00:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With New Year's resolutions just around the corner, Omron Healthcare, Inc. is offering up healthy gift options for those looking to get back on track this January.

2010-10-15 09:31:00

MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Mansfield Medical Center will provide a pedometer to every staff member of the Mansfield Independent School District as well as sponsor a Principals' Fitness Challenge program to promote the importance of health and fitness.

2010-10-04 11:32:00

U.S. adults take thousands fewer daily steps than foreign counterparts, survey says INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American adults take fewer daily steps than their counterparts in Switzerland, Australia and Japan, according to research published in the Oct.

2010-06-15 07:01:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of American adults are not active, while one in four engages in little or no regular physical activity(1). With obesity and its associated health risks becoming a growing epidemic, Omron Healthcare, Inc.

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2010-05-19 13:45:00

MU researchers implement program to increase students’ activity.

2010-05-17 10:38:38

Benefits of aerobic training outclass those of lower-intensity walking programs.

2010-04-27 09:00:00

Employees Participate in Fourth Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day( )on April 28th LODI, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Blue Shield of California employees are lacing up their sneakers, strapping on a pedometer, and joining thousands of workers at Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans across the country in the fourth annual National Walk @ Lunch Day®.


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