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Regular Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
2013-10-04 10:25:12

A new study from the American Cancer Society has found that active older women are less likely to get breast cancer than women who do not exercise.

Exercise As Effective As Hearth Medications
2013-10-02 09:48:50

A new research review has found that regular exercise can be just as effective as heart medications.

Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure With Leisurely Physical Activities
2013-10-01 14:35:24

While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level.

Exercise Equally Effective In Shorter, Intense Workouts
2013-09-02 11:32:03

Researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that spending just a few minutes a day on a higher-intensity of physical activity can have positive effects on weight loss.

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity.

2013-07-29 23:23:26

A new study published in the journal Stroke on July 18th, 2013 says that “Physical inactivity has been identified as the second leading risk factor for stroke after hypertension in a multinational

Stroke Risk Can Be Reduced If You Just Break A Sweat
2013-07-19 08:54:43

Millions of Americans who may be at risk of having a stroke should be happy to know just a little exercise can reduce that risk by as much as 20 percent when that exercise includes breaking a sweat.

High Birth Weight Risks Minimized When Pregnant Women Exercise
2013-07-16 14:09:47

Participating in moderately intense exercise three times a week during the second and third trimester of pregnancy drastically reduces the risk of delivering a high birth-weight newborn.


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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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