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We Need More Than Clichés Like ‘Exercise Is Good For You’ To Stay Active

More than 80 percent of adults in the United States fail to meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” which recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.

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What Helps Prevent Dementia? Try Exercise, Not Vitamin Pills

If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, guidelines for preventing dementia advise.

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Pickleball Anyone? Sport’s Popularity Surges, Health Benefits Abound

It’s just after 8 a.m. at the University Fitness Center on the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus, and a familiar thock-thock-thock sound is coming from the basketball court.

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It’s Time To Focus On Whole Person Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined much needed light on whole person health by highlighting the correlation between behavioral health and overall wellness.

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Beat The Heat: Open Windows At Night, Draw Shades During The Day

Opening the windows at night and pulling down shades during the sunniest part of the afternoon can keep homes from becoming dangerously hot during extreme heat waves.

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Prediabetes Diagnosis, No Reason To Fret: Just Eat Better, Exercise

Almost half of older adults ,more than 26 million people 65 and older, have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How concerned should they be?

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