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Physically active older veterans fall more, but hurt themselves less

Physically active older veterans fall more, but hurt themselves less 1

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Active older veterans fall more often than their more sedentary peers who never served in the armed forces, but they’re less likely to injure themselves when they do, says a University of Michigan researcher. A new study by Geoffrey Hoffman, U-M assistant professor of nursing, compared …

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    How to stay physically active during coronavirus restrictions

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    Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the coronavirus pandemic leading to people across the nation being confined to their homes, experts at the University of Bristol have created some guidance to keep people active. Dr. Charlie Foster and colleagues from the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences have written some …

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      Smartphone use physically affects your brain, study says

      Smartphone use physically affects your brain, study says 3

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a world that relies on people having smartphones—from work emails to cashless businesses—developing an addiction to your device is becoming increasingly difficult. While some think it’s only a mental issue, a new study suggests that this constant usage physically affects your brain the same way …

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        Being physically active can lower older adults’ risk for dying

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        Credit: CC0 Public Domain For older adults, being physically active is an important part of overall good health. In fact, experts say that nine percent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity. Physical activity is known to reduce deaths from heart disease, diabetes, chronic lung …

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