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Keep Moving to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a big issue for post-menopausal women Load-bearing physical activity before a meal can reduce risk of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a serious health condition that diminishes quality of life and increases risk of fractures, especially of hip and thigh bones. Physical activity, properly applied, and nutrition can slow the rate of loss of bone…
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Physical Activity May Keep Prostate Cancer Inactive

Ramping up physical activity may slow prostate cancer progression More exercise may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease Many older men have prostate cancer. In 2018, 31,488 American men died of prostate cancer. But sometimes the cure is worse than the illness. Recent research suggests that prostate cancer is over-treated via highly invasive procedures, such as…
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Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Parkinson’s Disease

Its cause is unknown and there’s no known cure But healthy lifestyle choices may help you avoid Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that appears mostly in older people. The incidence of PD has increased over the past several decades, especially in seniors over age 70. The cause of PD is unknown…
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The Low-Down on High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure predicts bad health outcomes Keep Moving and Eat Better to reduce your blood pressure High blood pressure (hypertension) accounts for a substantial fraction of US medical care costs. Plus, high blood pressure predicts increased risk of other bad health outcomes including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and vascular dementia. The American College of Cardiology…
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