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Daily 20-Minute Walks Could Help Seniors Stave Off Major Disability
2014-05-28 08:42:28

Moderate exercise is the key to good health in nearly every situation. That is especially true for older adults, according to countless commercials and public health sources.

2014-05-23 23:10:36

Health Benefits Of Exercises And Physical Activities For Adults And Elderly, a new report on the website Vkool.com reveals positive effects of physical activity and exercise on physical and mental

2014-05-20 11:09:05

Increased physical activity among women who had gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can lower the risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Regardless Of Their Weight, Children Who Exercise Have Better Body-fat Distribution
2014-05-20 03:42:14

Maybe the numbers on the scale aren't alarming, but that doesn't mean that healthy-weight children get a pass on exercising, according to a new University of Illinois study published in Pediatrics.

2014-04-30 11:48:46

Low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years, while greater time spent in light intensity physical activity each day is linked to a reduced risk of developing disability in adults with or at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis.

2014-04-07 10:35:51

Today, experts from the Too Fit to Fracture Initiative presented the results of an international consensus process to establish exercise recommendations for people with osteoporosis, with or without spine fractures.

2014-04-01 14:33:26

Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents.

2014-03-26 08:28:18

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle

Children Tend To Be More Active When Their Moms Are Too
2014-03-24 10:58:09

Mothers raising a small child may want to stay active just to keep up with their toddler, but according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics active moms establish a dynamic lifestyle pattern for their children as well...


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