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Why your walking pace matters

Walking is a popular way to exercise, as it requires no equipment or skills and is low impact. But, new research shows that people should pick up their walking pace if they want to reap the most health benefits. A recent ...

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Health benefits of a clean home

A study done at Indiana University found a correlation between a clean home and physical fitness. Researchers found participants with cleaner homes exercised more. “At the end of the day, the interior condition of their house seemed to be the ...

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Is your job making you sick?

When it comes to your work space, there are countless factors that can impact your overall health. Dr. Yasser Said, an internal medicine physician at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., says that while the negative risks exist, preventative measures ...

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Many heart failure patients don’t return to work

One year after first-time hospitalization for heart failure, one-third of the patients who survived had not returned to work, according to a Danish study presented recently at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure. Nearly ...

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People with clean homes do these three things

While it’s difficult to keep a tidy home with kids, pets and busy schedules, some people seem to excel in this department, while others struggle. “Having a home that is in disarray can cause stress, which can be detrimental to ...

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Olympic coach saves four lives

An Olympic coach’s selfless gift will live on well past the 2016 Summer Games. 35-year-old Stefan Henze, a 2004 silver medalist in canoe slalom who became a coach for the sport in which he excelled, was an organ donor. Following ...

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Tips for staying active at work

If you are worried that spending hours each week sitting in your car commuting to and from a seated desk job may be affecting your health, two experts from Advocate Health Care have some helpful tips to get you moving. The American ...

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