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More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements-3385

More information leads to fewer knee and hip replacements

Patient decision aids are used to educate people about an illness or chronic health condition as well as options for treatment. These are used to help people become more involved in their own health care (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute).

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Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight-3167

Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight

The Physical Activity and Nutrition for Seniors (PANS) intervention targeted people ages 60-70 years old who were insufficiently active. The program was outlined for participants in a booklet with information and tools to encourage physical activity and healthy eating.

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Women, not men, learn about stroke symptoms from television campaign-3063

Women, not men, learn about stroke symptoms from television campaign

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Signs reminding people to take the stairs just may work-3059

Signs reminding people to take the stairs just may work

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Older adults text more than they talk-2804

Older adults text more than they talk

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Key message and goal-setting reduce sedentary time-2757

Key message and goal-setting reduce sedentary time

The reports of the risk of sedentary living, such as spending hours in a chair watching television, are accumulating. A recent spate of research findings have made the case that sedentary hours may be an independent risk factor for weight gain and mortality (ICAA Research Review, 11[26] July 2011), among other health risks. Will older adults give up their television and computer time to reduce sitting time?

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