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Patients with type 2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity to control blood sugar and improve heart health. That is one of the recommendations in a position paper of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), a branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The paper is published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the ESC.
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends.
Rutgers researchers have proposed a solution for athletes at higher risk for sports-related concussions, such as football and soccer: Protect your head with neck-strengthening exercises in the pre-season.
It just got harder to avoid exercise. A few minutes of stair climbing, at short intervals throughout the day, can improve cardiovascular health, according to new research from kinesiologists at McMaster University and UBC Okanagan.
A new study offers compelling evidence that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, reduces the risk of early death.
The opioid crisis is a complex public health issue that requires a comprehensive and collaborative approach.
Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
It's a posture so common we almost don't notice it anymore: someone sitting at a computer jutting his or her head forward to look more closely at the screen. 
HALIFAX—A lack of access to primary health care is an ongoing problem in Nova Scotia and the province's opposition leaders say they will push the Liberal government to improve the situation in 2019.
When Tammy McEvoy was asked to share her time and crafting talents to engage with other patients at her local health centre, she ended up getting back as much as she gave – maybe more.
Vancouver Career College will be moving from its location on Pandosy Avenue in early January. Whether or not it moves out of Kelowna remains to be seen.
OTTAWA — A new study suggests women are more likely than men to experience workplace harassment, and that it's more common in health-related fields.
Withdrawing one's hand to avoid injury and soothing the pain of that injury are two distinct evolutionary responses, but their molecular origins and signaling pathways have eluded scientists thus far.
Exercising on a regular basis over a lifetime may help keep the body decades younger, says new research from Ball State University.
A new study commissioned by Medisys Health Group, in collaboration with Edelman and LegerWeb, reveals that Canadian employees are demanding healthcare at their fingertips — apps that let individuals connect directly and instantly with nurse practitioners, physicians and other health professionals through secure text and video chat, anytime and anywhere.
Even if you are a fit and healthy person with no signs of any heart or blood vessel disease, low cardiorespiratory fitness could be a warning sign of future problems, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal.
A recent Arthritis Research Canada study has revealed systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases (SARDS) place significant economic strain on the paid and unpaid workforce in the form of excess productivity costs.
TORONTO—Randy Davis remembers attending a social function not long after he'd been diagnosed with HIV and watching as the hostess greeted a succession of guests, giving each a warm hug. But when his turn came, the woman's hand went up and she suggested he not get too close because she had a cold.
Exercise and physical activity are good for our health, and soon Generation 100, a comprehensive study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on the effects of exercise on aging will be able to tell us whether exercise actually prolongs life.

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