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We’re getting healthier!

Study finds Americans are making progress in key health measures
December 12, 2013

Americans are making considerable progress in their overall health, according to United Health Foundation’s 2013 America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.


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Want a stronger core? Skip the sit-ups

September 18, 2013
Sit-ups once ruled as the way to tighter abs and a slimmer waistline, while “planks” were merely flooring.


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How to have a healthy and safe family reunion

Suggestions from the CDC
July 9, 2013

Been to a family reunion lately? For many Americans, they include high-fat foods (grilled burgers, anyone?), potato salad made from Grandma’s recipe (and left to sit out in the sun all afternoon), salty snacks and excessive amounts of alcohol.


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Cheap ways to be healthy

CDC offers budget-conscious tips for healthier lifestyles
May 9, 2013

Although cost is often cited as a reason for not joining gyms and buying more nutritious food – two measures that can improve health – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) isn’t buying that excuse.


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Exercise: A program you can live with

April 26, 2013

Take the "work" out of workouts with a fitness plan that "fits" you, and use it to gain a healthier, more vigorous, and longer life." If exercise is so good for us (and it is — I'll get to that shortly), then why do we find it so hard to exercise regularly? It wasn't always that way.


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U.S. doctors lead in wellbeing, transportation workers lag

Farmers, foresters get most exercise
April 4, 2013

In the United States, physicians lead all major occupational groups in overall wellbeing, followed by school teachers and business owners. Transportation workers have the lowest wellbeing scores, behind manufacturing and production workers.


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Poll: Quit sitting around -- exercise your way to a good sleep

But insufficient sleep affects activity level
February 26, 2013

Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation's 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep. "Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help," says David Cloud, CEO of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).


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Increase your physical activity

Make physical activity a regular part of your day
December 18, 2012

Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Fitting activity into a daily routine can be easy — such as taking a brisk 10 minute walk to and from the parking lot, bus stop, or subway station. Or, join an exercise class. Keep it interesting by trying something different on alternate days. Every little bit adds up and doing something is better than doing nothing.


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Diet, exercise may boost 'good' cholesterol, study suggests

December 6, 2012

Worried about your cholesterol? New health research finds that the benefits of diet and exercise may go beyond weight loss and muscle tone improvement. Working out may actually help raise the production of “good” cholesterol.


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"Biggest Loser" study finds modest diet and exercise can sustain weight loss

NIH research shows exercise as key in reducing body fat while preserving muscle
October 16, 2012

Exercise and healthy eating reduce body fat and preserve muscle in adults better than diet alone, according to a study funded and conducted by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health.


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