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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Offers 10 Back-to-School Tips for 2014-15 School Year

Sharpened pencils: check; notebooks and paper: check; school schedule: check. As a parent, this check list may seem familiar to you. It is a clear indication that back-to-school season is here and that means preparing your child for the school year as best as you can. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is helping you and your child finalize the list by providing top 10 expert tips on keeping your child healthy and safe all year round.

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Physical Fitness Can Help Prevent Young Adolescents’ Depression, Study Finds

Physically fit sixth-graders – especially girls – are less likely to report feeling depressed when they reach seventh grade, according to a study presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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Researcher on Hydration and Heat Stroke Available for Comment on Exercise Safety

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Want to Live Longer? Go for a Run, Says Iowa State Researcher

Need an incentive to go for a run? A new Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found running for just five to 10 minutes a day can significantly reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

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Healthy Lifestyle May Buffer Against Stress-Related Cell Aging

A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.

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Think Fun While Exercising, You’ll Eat Less Later

Think of your next workout as a fun activity or as a well-deserved break – not exercise – and you’ll eat less and lose more weight, according to a new study from Cornell University Food and Brand Lab.

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Better Visualizing of Fitness-App Data Helps Discover Trends, Reach Goals

University of Washington researchers have developed visual tools to help self-trackers understand their daily activity patterns over a longer period and in more detail. They found people had an easier time meeting personal fitness and activity goals when they could see their data presented in a broader, more visual way.

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Sitting Too Much, Not Just Lack of Exercise, Is Detrimental to Cardiovascular Health

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Cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that sedentary behaviors may lower cardiorespiratory fitness levels.

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Brisk Walking May Improve Symptoms of Parkinson’s

People with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease who regularly walk for exercise may improve their motor function, mood, tiredness, fitness and some aspects of thinking abilities, according to a study published in the July 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Does Long-Distance Training Saddle Young Cyclists with Fragile Bones?

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Young cyclists training to join the Tour de France could be causing irreversible damage to their bones. Wake Forest researchers are investigating what can be done to stop it.







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