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Fitness

Study: For Cancer, Physical Activity Can Be A Wonder Drug

Source: The Guardian.com People with two of the most common forms of cancer can cut their risk of dying from the disease by as much as 40% simply by walking for a mile a day, Macmillan Cancer Support has claimed. Those with breast cancer or prostate cancer can reduce their...
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Swimsuit Company Apologizes To Model for Photoshopping Her Skinnier

Source: Nation Of Change.org A model is speaking out against a company that altered a photo of her body to appear several sizes smaller, saying she was “extremely shocked” to see the photoshopped image online after agreeing to participate in a photoshoot for the swimwear brand...
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The Benefits of Safe Stretching

Source: GMN News You may think that stretching is just something to be done if you have a few extra minutes before jumping on the treadmill. The main concern is exercising, not stretching, right? Although studies about the benefits of stretching are mixed, stretching may help you...
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Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade

Source: New York Times.com Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a 43 percent drop in the obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-old children over the past decade, the first broad decline in an epidemic that often leads to lifelong struggles with weight and higher risks for...
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From St. Barnabas Hospital: Tips For Controlling Stress

Source: Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center No one can avoid all stress, and a certain amount actually is good for you. But it’s always best to keep unhealthy levels in check when possible. Understand what stresses you. Both positive and negative situations can tip the...
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“Barefoot” Running Shoe Company Settles Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit

Source: Huffington Post.com If you were one of the 70 million Americans who purchased a pair of those weird-looking “barefoot running” shoes, you may be entitled to some cash. Vibram, the company behind FiveFingers shoes, just settled a $3.75 million class action...
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