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Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

Sep 22, 2018 , Forbes
Compared to people who don’t exercise much at all, those who engage in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking at least four hours a week or swimming two to three hours a week, may have less severe strokes, based on the findings of a new...
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Insurance, Wearables And The Future Of Healthcare

Sep 22, 2018 , Forbes
As technology improves the ability of devices to record data related to exercise and health, more companies are seeing the opportunities this new approach may offer. Understanding the variables of that disruption and not clinging to outdated ideas will be essential for the...
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Technogym targets content fix for fitness fans to sustain growth

Sep 21, 2018 , Reuters
Italy's Technogym is looking to offer fitness fanatics more content via exercise equipment screens or their personal devices, its founder and chief executive said on Thursday....
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Is 100 the New 80? What's It Take to Live Longer?

Sep 21, 2018 , WebMD
As more and more people live to 100, researchers want to know what separates them from those who live the average, expected 80 years. Of course exercise, a good diet, and other healthy choices key. But studies show genes are pretty important, too. So do you have to win the genetic lottery to live a whole century? Or can science unlock the secret to spreading the genetic...
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More evidence exercise may be good for your mood

Sep 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who exercise may experience symptoms of mental health disorders less often, a U.S. study suggests....
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U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise....
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Recharge your brain at work with exercise that doesn't require much thinking

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A good way to recharge your brain at work might be with a short bout of exercise that doesn't require much concentration, according to a small study from Japan....
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Exercise Won't Speed, Slow Menopause, Study Finds

Sep 11, 2018 , WebMD
An analysis of data from more than 107,000 U.S. women between the ages of 25 and 42 who were followed for 20 years found no association between physical activity at any age and early...
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Tai Chi May Work Best to Prevent Falls in Old Age

Sep 11, 2018 , WebMD
In a head-to-head comparison, a modified tai chi program reduced falls in seniors nearly a third better than an exercise regimen that combined aerobics, strength training and balance drills, researchers...
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Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease

Sep 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with peripheral artery disease who drink beet juice before walking may feel less pain from this type of exercise than people who don't, a small experiment suggests....
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Exercise May Boost Brain Power in Alzheimer's, Mouse Study Suggests

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Exercise May Boost Brain Power in Alzheimer's, Mouse Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Diet, Exercise Help Reduce Overweight Women's Pregnancy Weight Gain: Study

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diet, Exercise Help Reduce Overweight Women's Pregnancy Weight Gain: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women

Sep 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older women who exercise may be less likely to develop heart failure, a U.S. study suggests....
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How Do You Live With Cancer When Its Recurrence Is A ‘When’ Instead Of An ‘If’?

Sep 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Adam Hayden was diagnosed with glioblastoma more than two-years ago. His doctor told him since the very first day that it will come back, leaving him and his wife to navigate through daily life without knowing how much time they have left. In other public health news: concussions, maternal health, caregiving, exercise, alcohol abuse, and...
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Walking, Exercise Linked to Lower Heart Failure

Sep 06, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers say the findings are a first and concern otherwise healthy, postmenopausal women 50 and 70 years of age. The study tracked the exercise habits and heart health of more than 137,000 women since the early...
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A quarter of adults are too inactive, putting health at risk

Sep 05, 2018 , Reuters
More than a quarter of the world's adults - or 1.4 billion people - take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organization-led study....
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Low Back Pain? These Exercises May Help

Aug 31, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Low Back Pain? These Exercises May HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Groundswell For Raising Smoking Age Goes Hyper-Local, With More Action Coming Out Of City Councils Than State Capitols

Aug 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“It springs up spontaneously, like little wildfires,” said Rob Crane, a medical doctor and president of Tobacco 21, a Dublin, Ohio-based advocacy group that supports raising the minimum age to 21. “These are folks who are your neighbors. When you approach city council members in a small town in California or Ohio or New Jersey, they listen.” In other public health news: made-to-order DNA, earwax, exercise, AIDS, and whooping...
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Take a Vacation, Your Heart Will Thank You

Aug 29, 2018 , WebMD
All of the men were believed to face a higher than average risk for heart disease, and half of them were given five years of advice regarding diet, weight, exercise, blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. The other half was not offered any special health...
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Reflexion Health's new deal with BevCap kicks off expansion into payer markets

Aug 28, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
This morning, virtual physical therapy platform Reflexion Health announced that it has inked a deal with BevCap Management, a program manager for captive insurance companies. This marks Reflexion’s first deal in the insurer market. As part of the partnership BevCap’s clients will have access to Reflexion’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (Vera) as well as Reflexion’s cloud-based clinical services network, which lets patients using Vera get care through video check-ins and...
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