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Couples More Likely to Get Healthy Together

What You Need to Know: People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too.

The Evidence: Scientists at UCL funded by Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation, and the National Institute on Aging looked at how likely people were to quit smoking, start being active, or lose weight in relation to what their partner did. 360 more words

Lifestyle

Doe Exercise Really Make You Smarter?

What You Need to Know: Recently, some scientists have begun to question whether the apparently beneficial effects of exercise on thinking might be a placebo effect. 446 more words

Exercise

Lower Your Heart Disease Risk in Just 5 Minutes

A new study suggests running, every for a few minutes a day, can reduce your risk of dying from heart disease – whether you plod along or go at race speed. 283 more words