Researchers at the University of Bath found that taking 75 minutes of light exercise a week is enough to make a 'big difference' to people's health.
(15 days ago)
Health professionals hope to make the shots more accessible, and to make the vaccine sound less scary to parents and daughters.
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CALDWELL — What’s the best way for health authorities to make sure they’re ready for a real emergency? Stage a fake one.
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What kind of exercise should I do in addition to cardio to maintain brain health and ward off dementia? The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to readers’ questions.
(28 days ago)
Ever wonder why you feel so great after you break a sweat? Turns out, exercise isn't just an effective flab-fighter—it's a remedy for pretty much any troubling health issue you are facing: anxiety, insomnia, back pain—even hot flashes.
(28 days ago)
Few people get enough physical activity to benefit their health. It’s a mere 20 percent, said Susan Masemer, an exercise physiologist. With the benefits of movement stacking up - lowered risk of cardiovascular disease, improved recovery time in illness and weight management - and the warm weather finally rolling in, people will be more likely to get out and get active. To...
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The Cole County Health Department will be closed on Thursday to allow staff to participate in the agency’s two-day emergency preparedness exercise Wednesday and Thursday.
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Engaging in regular physical exercise or activities has been shown to promote good health, reduce your chances of developing many diseases, and assist you in living a longer, happier and healthier life. For the majority of older persons, “exercise” often consists jogging, walking, using an elliptical or a stair- climber, or pursuing other activities that help to elevate your...
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It is ludicrous, to me, to think that ever more gun laws will make a difference. There are abundant gun laws on the books. If they were enforced and followed up we might be able to make a dent in gun violence. But laws don't curb the lawless.
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This is for real. You may just have lost your excuse that you're simply to busy to get the exercise you so desperately need. Brett Klika and Chris Jordan of the Human Performance Institute, in Orlando, Fla., have written an article for the American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal telling how a seven-minute exercise cycle can do it all for you, and...
(14 days ago)
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