News tagged with stairs

What makes us more likely to take the stairs?

Death rates due to health problems like obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease are on the rise. According to the World Health Organization, that's due to our increasingly sedentary lifestyles.

Jul 09, 2015
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Baby safety gates aren't always safe, study finds

Baby gates meant to protect young children aren't always as safe as parents think. A new study says nearly 2,000 U.S. kids get emergency room treatment each year from injuries resulting from falling through or climbing on ...

May 05, 2014
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The age from when children can hop on one leg

Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably: Together with colleagues from Lausanne, researchers from the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich have determined ...

Feb 21, 2013
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Top ten tips to combat diabetes this New Year

(Medical Xpress)—Getting your family and friends to support you in being physically active and setting yourself physical activity goals are among the top ten tips scientifically proven to help combat Type 2 diabetes.

Jan 02, 2013
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