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
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
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Why Does Our Heart Rate Increase During Exercise? Exercising at a steady pace for a prolonged period will cause your heart rate to increase. Photo Credit Mike Watson Images/moodboard/Getty Images Your heart rate increases when you begin to exercise, then plateaus off and remains elevated for a prolonged ... 03/11/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Does Morning Exercise Increase the Risk of Heart Attack? A:As far as researchers currently know, not necessarily. It is true that your circadian rhythm affects your cardiovascular system. The hormone cortisol, which plays a role in elevating blood pressure, peaks during the first three hours after you wake up ... 12/9/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Study Warns Exercise Could Increase Heart Disease Risk. Alarmist Much? A new study claims that exercise may increase heart disease risk for some healthy people. You heard that right: exercise might be bad for you. Published in the peer-reviewed science journal PLoS One, the study found that exercise might actually increase ... 05/31/2012 - 6:56 am | View Link
For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk Could exercise actually be bad for some healthy people? A well-known group of researchers, including one who helped write the scientific paper justifying national guidelines that promote exercise for all, say the answer may be a qualified yes. By analyzing ... 05/31/2012 - 12:47 am | View Link
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Exercise and Physical Fitness: MedlinePlus Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help Control your weight Lower your risk of heart disease Lower your ... 04/21/2014 - 1:53 am | View Website
Aerobic exercise Aerobic exercise and fitness can be contrasted with anaerobic exercise, of which strength training and short-distance running are the most salient examples. 04/21/2014 - 12:13 am | View Website
Physical exercise Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including ... 04/20/2014 - 4:27 pm | View Website
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Scientists in South Korea have come up with a way to use the mechanical energy of flowing water as a sustainable energy source. The energy potential of flushing toilets can be utilized and harvested to act as an additional power source for people’s homes. According to the researchers’ experiments, the movement of a single water droplet is enough to light a green LED.
The first new state highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed near Columbia, on Wadmalaw Island and in Colleton County by month's end.
The signs are similar to the blue signs that direct visitors to services off of interstate highways.
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