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Survey Predicts Top 20 Fitness Trends for 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Push-ups, planks, lunges and squats. If you’ve recently incorporated more body weight exercises into your workout routine, you’re part of ...

Sex-loving, meat-eating reptiles have shorter lives

Snakes and lizards that want to live longer should abstain from sex until late in life, and be vegetarian, according to new ...

KPIs for your life

Anyone who’s worked in a big organisation will know about KPIs – key performance indicators. Numbers to measure how the organisation is functioning. We have dozens in hospitals – time from arrival to discharge, infection rate, falls rate, seclusions rate, sick leave rates etc, etc. ... Full story

'Feminine ideals' linked to lower body satisfaction

CQUniversity Psychology student Mandy Naudin-Dovey is a former distance running champion who grew up in an environment where body image issues and eating disorders were the norm. ... Full story

Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people

World-first research by the University of Sydney reveals that junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases. ... Full story

UA Led Study Finds a Good Diet Before Diagnosis is Linked With Lower Mortality

The quality of a woman’s diet was linked to lower mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published this month in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. ... Full story

The new American family: How and why we've changed

ANN ARBOR—Most young Americans plan to get married someday, but more than 40 percent of births now occur outside marriage, and the American family itself has become far more diverse and varied. ... Full story

Fruit and veggies pave the road to happiness

Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being. ... Full story

Will having kids soon be out of reach economically for many American families?

Too many working- and middle-class parents are forced to choose between paying their children’s medical expenses and household bills ... Full story

I Have to Walk How Many Miles to Burn Off This Soda?

Easy-to-understand signs linking exercise to sugar-sweetened beverage consumption helps teens make healthier choices, researchers say ... Full story

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