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Archive for June, 2013

Exercise apps

Current exercise guidelines according to the US Department of Health and Human Services state that adults should engage in moderately intense physical activity for a minimum of 30 minutes per day for five days a week. Certainly an easy statement to make, but not so easy to accomplish with busy lives and a robust list […]

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Women who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study, were evaluated for the relationship between sleep duration and hypertension. In women who slept 5 hours or less, the incidence of hypertension was significantly higher than among those women who slept 7 hours. This association of 5 hours or less and hypertension was seen only in women […]

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