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Guess What Parents? Nintendo Wii Isn’t Actually Making Your Kids More Fit

Parents, don’t let your kids fool you into getting them a Nintendo Wii with promises that it’ll make them exercise more. A newly released study says that’s just a bunch of bologna.

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Excess Fat May Be ‘Protective’ in Seniors Over 85

Many adults struggle with weight throughout their lifetime, but according to researchers those extra pounds could be beneficial to older adults.

Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that for the elderly excess weight serves as a protective component in your body that lowers the risk of death when compared to others with normal body weight.

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Researchers Find an Overuse of Prostate Cancer Treatment in older Men

Treatment isn’t always needed for older male patients with prostate cancer and a short life expectancy, according to researchers at the Yale School of Medicine.

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High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome does not raise a mans risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but does raise their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a report presented at the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology.

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1-Minute Workouts for Better Health

Between work, family and school, it can be a struggle to get to the gym. While the U.S. Surgeon General recommends at least 30 minutes of exercise daily, researchers in Canada say you don’t need to sacrifice a half-hour to stay healthy.

A study conducted at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario finds that regular sessions of one-minute bursts of exercise can achieve the same benefits as longer fitness routines.

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Would You Get a Medical Tattoo?

It’s not uncommon for diabetics or individuals with severe allergies to wear bracelets alerting medical personnel of such if they’re unable to do so themselves. But since bracelets can fall off or break, some people are turning to something much more permanent: tattoos.

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Study: Prostate Blood Test Reduces Cancer Deaths

A new study suggests men screened for cancer using the prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test reduces the number of prostate cancer deaths.

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Obesity, Chronic Diseases Stable Across U.S. States in 2011

Most states in the country have an obese adult population above 20 percent, according to the latest Gallup Index Healthways Well-Being Index.

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Pediatricians Recommend HPV Vaccine for Boys

In new guidelines published Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics renewed their call for 11- and 12-year-old boys to get the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Physical Activity Could Help Keep You Mentally Fit

Want to be more productive at work and keep your brain in good shape? Some researchers now say the answer could be as simple as hitting the gym.

 

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