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July 22, 2014
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Too Hot to Exercise? New Research Links Obesity to Temperature and Humidity

AUSTIN, Texas — If you live in the South and have trouble exercising during the muggy summer months, you’re not alone. New research by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found that adults are less physically active … Continue reading

October 22, 2013
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Yoga accessible for the blind with new Microsoft Kinect-based program

In a typical yoga class, students watch an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. But for people who are blind or can’t see well, it can be frustrating to participate in these types of exercises. Now, a … Continue reading

July 10, 2013
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Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress

Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function, according to a research team based at Princeton University. The researchers report in the Journal of … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
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Couch Potatoes May Be Genetically Predisposed to Being Lazy, MU Study Finds

Genetics could be a reason some people are motivated to exercise more than others COLUMBIA, Mo. — Studies show 97 percent of American adults get less than 30 minutes of exercise a day, which is the minimum recommended amount based … Continue reading

January 5, 2013
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Beliefs on Best Way to Lose Weight Can Torpedo New Year’s Resolutions

ANN ARBOR — People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success. Whether a person believes obesity is caused by overeating or by a lack … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
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UCLA Doctors Remove Man’s Heart, Replace it with Total Artificial Heart

Portable power supply allows patient to go home while he awaits new heart Imagine living without a heart. It is possible — if you have a new artificial heart pumping blood through your body. You can even go to the … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
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Teenagers Urged to Exercise to Ward off Bone Disease

Playing football or running for at least three hours a week could help teenagers counteract the potential damage to their bone health caused by prolonged spells of sitting. An international team, including an expert from the University of Exeter, has … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance for Kids with ADHD

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The study, published in the current issue of … Continue reading