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Desk Work's Mental Dividends
It may not do much for your physique or heart rate, but being a desk jockey offers some long-term cognitive benefits.
Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Risk
A combination of these lifestyle traits appears to substantially reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Newbie Exercisers Beware
Don't believe everything, or maybe anything, you read on the Web when it comes to exercise. Few sites reflect current guidelines.
Learning New Tricks
Don't let self-quarantine lead to a lack of exercise. It could make it harder to learn new physical skills later on.
Your Priorities for a Healthy Old Age
There's one risk factor for chronic disease that out-weighs most others. Can you guess what it is?
Help for Shrinking Brains
It doesn't take much to keep your brain volume from dwindling. Modest exercise, like dancing or doing chores, is protective.
Sitting and Depression
Sitting, whether in front of a screen or in a class, lowers kids' moods. Luckily, a little activity and less sitting can prevent this.
Pick Three -- or Four
Five lifestyle factors have been found to lead to a disease-free old age. The more of them you put into practice, the better your odds.
An Exercise Cancer Vaccine
A very large study makes clear just how much exercise can cut the risk of many cancers.
Prehab to Avoid Rehab
If you are older and facing surgery, consider getting in shape before the big day. It could help you avoid rehab and speed recovery.
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