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Taking 10,000 steps a day can prevent cancer and heart disease, study shows

Taking 10,000 steps a day can prevent cancer and heart disease, study shows

A study published this Monday (12) in Jama (The Journal of the American Medical Association), a scientific journal of the Medical Association of the United States, indicated that taking 10,000 steps a day reduces the incidence of early death, as well as the development of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Between February 2013 and December 2015, …

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Studies show that physical exercise helps prevent dementia

Studies show that physical exercise helps prevent dementia

Experts have long believed that exercise could help protect people from developing dementia. However, while they have observed an overall pattern of risk reduction, studies on the subject have been small and often conflicting, with little consensus on what type, frequency, or intensity of exercise would be best. “There is no clear prescription for physical …

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