Tag: England

It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds

Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests. Even people who get less exercise than recommended have less risk than folks who don’t break a sweat at all. "If someone is completely inactive, the best thing they can do is even getting out and taking a walk," said Hannah Arem, a health researcher at George Washington University. For people who think they don’t have enough time for...

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Ronaldo downplays injury after Madrid wins in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo downplayed an injury he sustained late in Real Madrid’s win over Villarreal in the Spanish league, saying Thursday he was “all good.” The Portugal forward caused a scare when he left Wednesday’s game before the final whistle limping with an apparent muscle injury in his right leg. He walked off the field by himself at the Santiago Bernabeu, leaving Madrid with 10 men and worrying fans. “All good. Thanks for your support,” Ronaldo wrote in an Instagram post. Real Madrid said Wednesday that Ronaldo was expected to have medical tests as a precaution but...

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Study: Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for

CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in multiple sclerosis, according to the review, which evaluated 79 studies involving more than 6,000 patients. Evidence was weak for many other conditions, including anxiety, sleep disorders, and Tourette’s syndrome and the authors recommend more research. The analysis is among several medical marijuana articles published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. They...

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To Vaccinate your Children or Not? Clarifying the Myths and Misconceptions

Myths and misconceptions may make some parents uneasy when it comes to vaccinating their children. We spoke with those for and against vaccinations–to clear up some of the misinformation… Autism and febrile seizures are just two of the side effects some parents fear when it comes to vaccinating their children. Orfy Marroquin’s 8 year-old daughter received her first vaccinations at birth…however, Marroquin now says her daughter will never be vaccinated again–but to possible side effects. The myth that vaccinations cause diseases was brought up 20 years ago in a laboratory in England, nevertheless, county authorities urge the community to vaccinate children–specifically for polio, measles, and diphtheria. On the other hand, Selene Ruiz, keeps a strict record of her two year old son Marcelo’s vaccinations, she says his health is her...

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