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Walking can reduce breast cancer risk after menopause-4525

Walking can reduce breast cancer risk after menopause

Postmenopausal women who are very active or walk at least 7 hours a week have a reduced risk for breast cancer, reveals a recently published study.

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Fitness in midlife may lower men's risk of cancer-4152

Fitness in midlife may lower men's risk of cancer

Is there a relationship between cardiovascular fitness and cancer? A research team noted that few studies had looked for a connection. To understand the results of their analysis, keep in mind that a metabolic equivalent (MET) is defined as 1 kcal/kg/hour, or about the energy cost of sitting quietly. Without taking age or physical condition into account, walking around the house is about 2.0 METs and walking down stairs is about 3.5 METs (Compendium of Physical Activities 2011).

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Arts therapies improve life for people with cancer-4151

Arts therapies improve life for people with cancer

A systematic review of 27 randomized controlled studies including 1,576 people with cancer were reviewed.

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Healthy choices lower risk of cancer and heart disease-3613

Healthy choices lower risk of cancer and heart disease

For a public education campaign, the American Heart Association promoted “Life’s Simple 7™.” With the goal of educating people about the lifestyle habits that promote cardiovascular health, the Simple 7 are: being physically active, maintaining a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet, maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, keeping blood pressure down, regulating blood sugar levels and not smoking.

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Healthy lifestyle means longer life for cancer survivors-3423

Healthy lifestyle means longer life for cancer survivors

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Physical activity prolongs lives of people with breast and colon cancer-3219

Physical activity prolongs lives of people with breast and colon cancer

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