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Where you are born can predict how long you live

There's a growing understanding of what's causing big differences in people's health—and it's far more than having access to a doctor. The Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health and the Robert Wood ...

Sep 30, 2016
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Preventing obesity with mindful eating

Traditional advice for helping families ensure their children and teens maintain a healthy weight begins with a focus on balancing calories consumed from food and beverages with calories used through physical activity and ...

Sep 29, 2016
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Working out how much exercise to do takes more than gadgets

Ancient Greek scholars realised long ago that physical activity was a requirement for good health. Hippocrates proposed that "eating alone will not keep a man well – he must also take exercise", while Galen [later noted](http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12) ...

Sep 26, 2016
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Making medical students healthier

Can activity monitors, exercise, and monthly wellness seminars help medical students improve fitness, reduce stress, and score higher on tests? And, through those techniques, will those future doctors be more prepared to ...

Sep 22, 2016
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Healthy diet boosts children's reading skills

A heathy diet is linked to better reading skills in the first three school years, shows a recent study from Finland. Published in the European Journal of Nutrition, the study constitutes part of the Physical Activity and ...

Sep 13, 2016
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