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What happens to your body when you exercise?

Starting a new exercise routine may seem overwhelming, but regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When beginning to exercise, studies ...

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Should kids steer clear of the monkey bars?

Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries are significantly on the rise in children, and it’s not because of sports. A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that playground accidents are the culprit, resulting ...

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Who starts drinking earlier: Boys or girls?

Girls in the United States are more likely to take their first full alcoholic drink at a younger age than boys, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU), looked at data from ...

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Why Americans have a shorter life expectancy

Accounting for more than 100,000 deaths per year, automobile crashes, shootings and drug poisonings are major contributors to the lower life expectancy for U.S. men and women. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association compared the ...

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Do you look older than your age? Here’s why

If you look older than your actual age, it might not be entirely your fault. A new study has isolated a specific gene that plays a clear role in a person’s appearance. Past research has acknowledged that one’s appearance is ...

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Can good posture help you lose weight?

Poor posture could be the reason you’re not getting the most out of your workouts. Standing correctly can help you burn fat, gain strength and benefit your health in the long-term, according to a fitness advice article published in Men’s Health magazine. ...

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