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Office workers advised to get up and stand-5380

Office workers advised to get up and stand

A consensus statement based in a review of research is prefaced with the statement that people working in offices spend 65-75% of their work time sitting, which has been identified as a health risk factor.

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What works in evidence-based programs-5372

What works in evidence-based programs

Evidence-based programs are based in research that has tested the effectiveness of an intervention or model (National Council on Aging).

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Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages-5370

Employment and lifelong learning lead to health at older ages

Interviews were conducted among older adults for the Nihon University Japanese Longitudinal Study of Aging.

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Falls most common injury among older adults-5332

Falls most common injury among older adults

Among US adults 65 years and older, unintentional injuries accounted for 85% of all deaths (2012-2013), and of these, 55% resulted from falls.

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Obesity may counteract benefit of not smoking-5313

Obesity may counteract benefit of not smoking

Are boomers more healthy than earlier generations? Perceptions of self-rated health reported by 8,750 Canadians were analyzed for people born between 1935-1944; 1945-1954; 1955-1964; and 1965-1974.

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Lots of people with Alzheimer's, but doctors may not tell them-5289

Lots of people with Alzheimer's, but doctors may not tell them

Each year, the Alzheimer’s Association in the United States publishes a collection of statistics. The yearbook for 2015 contains details that not only showcase the prevalence of the disease, but also raise a question of physicians’ responses to a diagnosis.

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