News tagged with walkers

Males hit by vehicles twice as likely to die, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...

Dec 11, 2012
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Walking's benefits go beyond exercise

More Americans are going for a walk, a promising trend to help fight obesity and improve overall health, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Aug 31, 2012
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Outwit the Grim Reaper by walking faster

Men aged 70 and older can elude the Grim Reaper by walking at speeds of at least 3 miles (or 5km) an hour, finds a study in the Christmas issue published in the British Medical Journal today.

Dec 16, 2011
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