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Short bouts of intense strength training boosts bone mass in older women-6162

Short bouts of intense strength training boosts bone mass in older women

Just 30 minutes twice a week of high-intensity resistance and impact training (HiRIT) improves functional performance and bone density, structure, and strength in postmenopausal women with low bone mass - and with no adverse side effects, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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Exercise

Infographic: Multigenerational workplace? No problem!-6160

Infographic: Multigenerational workplace? No problem!

More than eight in 10 professionals (82%) say they would be comfortable reporting to a manager who's younger than they are, and 91% wouldn't mind supervising employees older than themselves.

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Physical wellness

Smiley face emoji creates negative impression in work-related emails-6159

Smiley face emoji creates negative impression in work-related emails

A smiley face emoji and similar emoticons included in work-related e-mails may not create a positive impression and could even undermine information sharing, according to a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.

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Technology

New research addresses key retirement issues-6157

New research addresses key retirement issues

The average retiree loses a substantial amount of his or her Social Security income to health-related expenses, according to coverage by Lana Peck, a senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), of the recent 2017 Retirement Research Consortium Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Walking

Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+-6155

Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+

People over age 50 make up only 35% of the population, but contribute 43% of the total US gross national product (GDP), according to AARP Research.

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Employee wellness

TechTalk: What is a smart city?-6153

TechTalk: What is a smart city?

In the July 30 issue of Research Review, we defined Internet of things.

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Public policy

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