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Want to Delay Death? Then Swim, Dance or Get on The Court: Study

Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on Tuesday. In a study of various types of exercise and their risk levels, the researchers found that participation in specific sports showed significant benefits for public health, and urged doctors and policymakers to encourage people to take them up. While the research, published in the British Journal and Sports Medicine, showed no added advantage for people who favour…

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Heart Groups Suggest People to Get Up Every Now and Then

People should get about 30 minutes of exercise each day to counteract the potentially harmful effects of being inactive for too long, according to a new statement from a leading U.S. heart group. Research suggests inactivity may be linked to increased risk for diabetes, other blood sugar problems, heart disease, stroke and an earlier death, according to the statement from the American Heart Association. “Be conscious of how much time you’re spending sitting, and try to move more,” said Dr. Deborah Rohm Young, chair of the AHA committee that authored…

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Heart groups suggests people get up every now and then

People should get about 30 minutes of exercise each day to counteract the potentially harmful effects of being inactive for too long, according to a new statement from a leading U.S. heart group.   Research suggests inactivity may be linked to increased risk for diabetes, other blood sugar problems, heart disease, stroke and an earlier death, according to the statement from the American Heart Association. “Be conscious of how much time you’re spending sitting, and try to move more,” said Dr. Deborah Rohm Young, chair of the AHA committee that…

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