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Your Posture May be Making You Sad

Your mother may have been more right than you know — some new studies have found some evidence that slouching may be problematic, not just in how you look — but also how you feel. Many of us are stuck hunched over at a desk nowadays, or we’re on the[…]

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How Exercise Helps Those With Heart Disease

Often when it comes to health studies, we like to look at what can be done to avoid heart disease. But a new study looks at what can be done for people who are already suffering from heart disease and the answer remains as we suspected; They should be exercising.[…]

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How to Reverse the Impact of Too Much Sitting

There has been much written about how the health problems that come from sitting cannot be reversed. Some health researchers cite studies that show excessive sitting can have similar effects as smoking. But new research shows it may be possible to reverse the impact of excessive couch/chair warming… but it’s[…]

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Study: “You Can’t Outrun Your Past”

This article in the NY Times is mostly about how running will likely not harm your heart as many people have feared. We’ve covered that before, so this isn’t news to us. But there is something in the study about runners and their hearts that we wanted to point out.[…]

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Too Much TV (Sitting) is Bad News

After a trip to the gym, many of us like to hunker down on the couch and enjoy an hour or four of television. We even like doing that if we’ve missed the gym, but at least if we get a good sweat we feel okay with taking it easy[…]

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Keep On Moving As You Age

One reason the elderly probably spend so much time sitting around is because most of us believe that if you’re not getting sweaty you’re not getting real exercise. So why bother? But a new study points to evidence that any kind of activity, even housework, can have benefits if done[…]

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Is Drinking Alcohol Bad For You? Wine Too?

Just when you thought it was safe to crack open that second bottle of wine, a new study is out that reverses the old studies that said it was okay to drink wine. Some studies indicate it might be healthy to do so. But a new meta-study, which is being[…]

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