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What is 'moderate' exercise anyway?

(HealthDay)—You've probably heard the U.S. National Institutes of Health's recommendation for most adults to get 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days to stay fit.

Jun 27, 2017
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Pet dogs could help older owners be more active

Owning a dog may help older adults to meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organisation, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Health professionals could encourage ...

Jun 08, 2017
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How much water do you really need?

(HealthDay)—You might have heard that drinking 8 glasses of water a day has health benefits that range from weight loss to brighter skin. You might also have heard that's a myth. In fact, there are no national health guidelines ...

May 18, 2017
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Lifting your spirits doesn't require many reps

You don't have to spend hours at the gym or work up a dripping sweat to improve your mood and feel better about yourself, researchers at the University of Connecticut say in a new study.

May 12, 2017
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