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January 2019

2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Moving more and sitting less

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JUNE 2018|WHI News

Light physical activity and mortality in women aged 63 to 99

Common daily activities done by older, such as walking to the mailbox, strolling...

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Active through the Holidays

Read more on how to stay active through the holidays!

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The Science of Gratitude

Read more on how researchers have developed ways to conceptualize gratitude...

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November 2018|WHI News

Counting Blessings vs Burdens

For readers who want an in-depth scientific perspective on gratitude,...

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Sedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells'

Women who lead a sedentary lifestyle have faster-aging cells than those...

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This Woman is Strong and Healthy at 90. Here's How She Does It.

At 90, Jane Josephs exercises at the YMCA every morning. She is a Women's...

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JUNE 2017|WHI News

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from...

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APRIL 2017|WHI News

The Relationship of Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity...

Results from the Women's Health Initiative study on prolonged sitting...

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May 2017|WHI News

Health advice is less irritating if you’re mindful

Mindfulness is usually defined as having awareness of the present moment...

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July 2017|WHI News

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Swimming is a way to fit cardio into your workout routine without putting...

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September 2017|WHI News

A 2-Minute Walk May Counter the Harms of Sitting

A new study suggests that even a few minutes per hour of moving instead of...

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October 2017|WHI News

Perceiving oneself as less physically active is linked to a shorter lifespan

Research finds that people who think they are less active than others in...

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December 2017|WHI News

Older people need regular exercise, and studies find they are better off for it

Older people have much to gain from regular exercise...

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