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No tailgating at Super Bowl

Super Bowl CEO Al Kelly announced Monday that the long-held tradition of tailgating would not be allowed at this year's game in New Jersey.
In the Media by Cameron Christner - 2 comments

New research: Older men — A long daily walk reduces stroke risk

New research is out about the health benefits of walking. To reduce the chances of suffering from a stroke, older men should increase their activity by taking long daily walks, not fast-paced power walking, according to the findings of a new study.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 5 comments

Study: Walking lowers breast cancer risk for women

Postmenopausal women can lower their risk of breast cancer by walking an hour a day or more, according to a long-term study by the American Cancer Society. Previous studies have shown that regular physical activity can lower the risk by 25%.
In the Media by Mike White

Breast cancer risk lowered by walking 60 minutes per day

Postmenopausal women may be able to lower the risk of getting breast cancer by walking at least one hour per day, according to a long-term study.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Japanese man walked 800 miles home after being mugged

A man was mugged in southern Japan, and rather than inconveniencing the local police or calling his family, he walked more than 800 miles home.
In the Media by Lizz Riggs - 3 comments

Meet the man who walked across America Special

He walked across 15 states, around 4,000 miles, in under one year. He spent less than $1,000, camping under bridges and beside farms. Learn why 24-year-old Andrew Forsthoefel was simply "walking to listen."
Digital Journal Report by David Silverberg - 5 comments

A shoe that can generate energy with each step

Houston - A group of engineering students at Rice University discovered a new way to generate energy with the movement of the human body.
In the Media by Jonathan Lam - 5 comments

Op-Ed: Walking actually provides better health benefits than running

We would think that running uses much more energy when compared to walking. So from a logical standpoint running should provide better health benefits. Well think again!
In the Media by Jonathan Lam - 5 comments

Teen walks 10 miles in snow to job interview

Indianapolis - An Indianapolis, Indiana restaurant owner who happened to stumble across a teenager walking to a job interview, was inspired by the teen's determination.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 8 comments

Changes in walking speed offer clues about dementia

A new study suggests that changes in walking speed amongst the elderly population may provide clues about the onset of early stages of dementia, offering hope for a new method for the early detection of illnesses like Alzheimer's.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments
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Strolled our new old neighborhood, up and down hills, trees

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