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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...

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.

2014-02-06 23:01:50

TrekDesk reports on a new study linking physical activity to the longevity of male cancer survivors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill

2014-02-03 23:20:22

This February During American Heart Month World-Renowned Cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart Shares His Heart Disease Prevention Expertise New

Gardening As Exercise For Children
2014-02-01 05:31:35

A new study has found that gardening and specific garden-based programs could help engage children in physical activity and promote a healthier lifestyle.

2014-01-30 08:30:22

Annual 'Weight of the Union' Survey Indicates Current Attitudes on Health and Activity HASTINGS, Minn., Jan.

Running Instead Of Walking May Increase Breast Cancer Survival
2014-01-29 12:48:48

Previous studies have shown that breast cancer survivors who meet the current exercise recommendations (2.5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity per week) are at 25% lower risk for dying from breast cancer.

Cancer Death Risk Reduced In Men Who Exercise More
2014-01-27 05:02:54

Regular physical activity could reduce the risk of death in male cancer patients by nearly half, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health.

Small Elliptical Device Could Promote Exercise While Sitting
2014-01-22 13:16:16

People may be able to keep the weight off by using a compact elliptical device while sitting at a desk or watching TV, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.