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Physical activity even during exposure to air pollution can reduce risk of heart attack

Physical activity even during exposure to air pollution can reduce risk of heart attack

Radiologist discusses causes, treatments of varicose veins

Radiologist discusses causes, treatments of varicose veins

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Neurogenesis underlies the brain's capacity for new memories

Neurogenesis underlies the brain's capacity for new memories

Physical activity can lower weight gain in postmenopausal women who have quit smoking

Physical activity can lower weight gain in postmenopausal women who have quit smoking

Younger rectal cancer patients do not experience survival benefit from currently recommended therapies

Younger rectal cancer patients do not experience survival benefit from currently recommended therapies

Increased physical activity more important for heart disease patients than weight loss

Increased physical activity more important for heart disease patients than weight loss

Obesity and overweight associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of TBI

Obesity and overweight associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of TBI

Study: Exposure to greenspace has wide-ranging health benefits

Study: Exposure to greenspace has wide-ranging health benefits

Researchers study Mediterranean diet adherence across the U.S.

Researchers study Mediterranean diet adherence across the U.S.

Obesity risk appears to be lower in children whose mothers followed healthy lifestyle

Obesity risk appears to be lower in children whose mothers followed healthy lifestyle

Unique childhood-obesity prevention program focuses on teaching parenting skills

Unique childhood-obesity prevention program focuses on teaching parenting skills

Only about a quarter of US adults get enough exercise

Only about a quarter of US adults get enough exercise

Fitness in midlife associated with lower risk of depression, cardiovascular death

Fitness in midlife associated with lower risk of depression, cardiovascular death

Non-invasive method can produce reliable estimates of arterial stiffness in adolescents

Non-invasive method can produce reliable estimates of arterial stiffness in adolescents

Achieving the WHO’s Global Action Plan for Dementia

Achieving the WHO’s Global Action Plan for Dementia

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

Starting physical therapy earlier may benefit adolescents with concussion

Starting physical therapy earlier may benefit adolescents with concussion

Walnut consumption linked to lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes

Walnut consumption linked to lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes

Cardiac specialists review benefits of 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery for older, frail patients

Cardiac specialists review benefits of 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery for older, frail patients