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Walking 6 to 9 miles a week may help memory

Walking about 6 miles a week appears to protect against brain shrinkage in old age, which in turn helps stem the onset of memory problems and ...

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • A Tucson pilgrimage: Walking the Loop
    Tucson counselor took an entire year to hike The Loop, the 53.9 mile course for bicyclists, equestrians and pedestrians that circles the city. He had 52 weeks of ...
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  • Country diary: there's solace to be found walking down a rural lane
    It is impossible to overvalue access to nature in the edgelands between town and country ...
    03/31/2020 - 5:30 pm | View Link
  • Miss your walking and running buddies? Download these apps to stay connected
    Strava and Zwift are two workout and running apps that keep people connected by sharing routes, routines and more.
    03/31/2020 - 3:55 am | View Link
  • Sociologist known for walking nearly every block of New York City has died of coronavirus
    William Helmreich, a prominent sociologist perhaps best known for walking nearly every block of New York City, died Saturday morning of coronavirus, his family said. He was 74.
    03/31/2020 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • 'Like walking on a cloud:' People say these sneakers are the most comfortable ever — snag them for $130 at Zappos
    The widely popular On Cloud 2.0s are designed to fit the needs of just about anyone looking for a stylish, comfortable pair of sneakers.
    03/29/2020 - 5:50 am | View Link
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