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Incorporating Exercise Into Classroom Lessons Increases Children's Physical Activity Levels

Short-burst exercise program CHAM JAM increase children’s activity levels during lessons.

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Exercise Linked to Improved Erectile and Sexual Function in Men

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

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Food TV Could Be Harmful to Your Health

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Women who watched food television and cooked frequently from scratch had a higher body-mass-index, or BMI – weighing on average 10 more pounds – than those who obtained information from sources like family and friends, magazines and newspapers, or cooking classes. Women who watched food television but didn’t cook from scratch failed to see their viewing habits translate to a higher BMI.

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Exercise Slows Tumor Growth, Improves Chemotherapy in Mouse Cancers

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One way many cancers grow resistant to treatment is by generating a web of blood vessels that are so jumbled they fail to provide adequate oxygen to the tumor. With oxygen starvation, the tumor gains a sort of cloaking device that protects it from the toxic effects of chemotherapy drugs and radiation, which are designed to seek out well-oxygenated tissue. Researchers have long tested various approaches to improving blood flow to the tumor in the hopes of restoring potency to treatments. Not much has shown promise. Until researchers investigated exercise.

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Study Shows Why Exercise Magnifies Exhaustion for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

The mechanism that causes high-performance athletes to “feel the burn” turns out to be the culprit in what makes people with chronic fatigue syndrome feel exhausted by the most common daily activities, new University of Florida Health research shows.







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