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tag: benefits of exercise

What’s Driving America’s Obesity Problem?

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has tripled, and most children will grow up t…

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The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today

Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year's United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). …

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6 Everyday Habits for Better Brain Health

June 2014 is the first-ever Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, an ideal time for all of us to take stock of whether our daily routines are enhancing or degrading the health of the all-important or…

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Is Exercise Better Than Drugs for Disease Management?

For years, healthcare experts have warned against America's growing dependence on prescription medications. Indeed, if you divided the more than four billion prescriptions doctors write on an annua…

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The Easy Way to Keep an Elderly Driver Safe Behind the Wheel

The key to keeping senior drivers safe on the road may be as simple as encouraging them to make more frequent trips to the gym, says a new study. Good, old-fashioned physical activity, already laud…

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