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Is Sitting Really ‘the New Smoking?’

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It’s a popular catchphrase: “Sitting is the new smoking.” A phrase that is often attributed to James A. Levine, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, but even he seems to have pulled back from that characterization a little.

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Fitbits Could Lead to Negative Impact on Pupils’ Well-Being, Study Finds

Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see fitness and health tracking devices such as Fitbits introduced into Physical Exercise lessons in schools and the device could potentially cause a negative impact on students’ overall well-being, research led by the University of Birmingham has found.

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Being Active Saves Lives Whether a Gym Workout, Walking to Work or Washing the Floor

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The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, led by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, shows any activity is good for people to meet the current guideline of 30 minutes of activity a day, or 150 minutes a week to raise the heart rate.

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Study Shows Diet and Exercise Improve Treatment Outcomes for Obese Pediatric Cancer Patients

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Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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New Self-Powered Paper Patch Could Help Diabetics Measure Glucose During Exercise

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A new paper-based sensor patch developed by researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York could allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise.

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U.S. Report Card on Walking and Walkable Communities: Fail

The United States earns failing grades when it comes to the number of people walking to work and school and the number of walkable communities, finds a new national report. Amy Eyler, associate professor at the Brown School, serves on the advisory panel for the National Walking and Walkable Communities Report Card, released Sept. 14.

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Regular Exercise, Stress Can Both Make a Big Difference in Lupus, Study Finds

Waking up in the morning with the joint pain, swelling and stiffness that accompanies lupus doesn’t exactly inspire a workout. But research in mice and a related pilot study in humans are showing how regular activity and stress reduction could lead to better health in the long run.

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Marylander Overcomes Injury to Train for Triathlon to Benefit Charitable Foundation

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Dwight Griffith, 60, overcomes back injury, surgery at Mercy Medical Center, on his way to triathlon competition to raise awareness, funds for Griffith NEVER GIVE UP Foundation.







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