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It shouldn’t really come as a surprise, but a new study confirms it: doctors tend to preach what they practice. In other words, health care providers who are physicially active themselves are much more likely than their sedentary colleagues to counsel their patients on the importance of physical activity.
Leisure-time physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight, according to a study by a team of researchers led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Middle-aged adults who regularly engage in leisure-time physical activity for more than a decade may enhance their heart health, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
A new study suggests that a combination of mobile technology and remote coaching can be effective in encouraging healthier eating and physical activity behavior in adults.
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say for many cancers, maintaining a healthy weight, getting adequate physical activity, and eating a healthy diet can reduce the chance of recurrence and increase the likelihood of disease-free survival after a diagnosis.
A new survey from the American Cancer Society (ACS) finds that 40 percent of women said they would be more physically active in their free time if it felt less like work and more like play.
If you live in neighborhoods with access to grocery stores, healthy food, parks and a pleasant walking environment, you’re more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.
Researchers have linked physically demanding work to an increased risk of fatal heart attacks -- but only for men who are unfit.
Employees who exercise to manage high job stress may actually have reduced levels of work productivity, suggests a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).