Health

How many steps per day to lengthen your life?

(HealthDay)—For years, health experts have urged us to get off the couch and get moving. Now a new U.S. government study shows how much we stand to gain.

Health

How to stay fit when you're traveling for work or fun

(HealthDay)—If you travel a lot for business or pleasure, you may think that the most exercise possible is lugging your bags in and out of a car or through an airport. But it's important to get in real exercise even when ...

Health

Fitness trackers and eating disorders – is there a link?

Fitness and health tracking devices are becoming increasingly popular and a huge variety of wearable tech and apps now exist. Indeed, many smartphones and smart watches now come primed and ready to track our activity, sleep ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fitness trackers keep cancer survivors on the move

A new study shows that activity trackers such as pedometers and smartphone apps are linked to improved step counts and exercise engagement for cancer survivors. The devices have the appeal of being convenient, home-based, ...

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