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exercise

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

Behold the weekend warrior

Busy lifestyles force many to cram their fitness into the weekend—and it's much better than no exercise at all, researchers say.

Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Let age be your sage

A workout for a 20-something isn't apt to work for a Boomer. Choose a fitness plan that suits your age and lifestyle.

Reverse the curse

Modest amounts of regular exercise may be enough to counteract the ill effects of a workday spent sitting.

Foundations of fitness

Children's exercise habits begin to take shape as early as age 7, researchers say—so don't let them become couch potatoes.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

Life in the fast lane

The speed of your strength-training workout is a strong indicator of your overall health—and could hint at your possible lifespan.

‘Jumping rope makes exercise fun’

Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.

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