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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.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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