January 7, 2014
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By the numbers: Simple 10 step approach to reducing harms of alcohol

Much the same way individuals are encouraged to know their blood pressure and cholesterol numbers to maintain a healthy lifestyle, a new article urges the European public to know and monitor their alcohol intake number using a simple 10 point plan. Continue reading

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July 3, 2013
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A good night’s sleep increases the cardiovascular benefits of a healthy lifestyle

A good night’s sleep can increase the benefit of exercise, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption and non-smoking in their protection against cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to results of a large population follow-up study. Continue reading

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May 30, 2013
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Healthy lifestyle choices mean fewer memory complaints

To examine the impact of these lifestyle choices on memory throughout adult life, researchers polled more than 18,500 individuals between the ages of 18 and 99. As expected, problems with memory were found to increase with age, but researchers were sur… Continue reading

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May 23, 2013
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Heart healthy lifestyle may cut kidney disease patients’ risk of kidney failure

Compared with kidney disease patients who had zero or one heart healthy lifestyle component in the ideal range, those with two, three, and four ideal factors had progressively lower risks for kidney failure over four years. No kidney disease patients w… Continue reading

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May 13, 2013
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Heart disease: Healthy lifestyle offsets work-related stress, study suggests

People with job stress and an unhealthy lifestyle are at higher risk of coronary artery disease than people who have job stress but lead healthy lifestyles, found a new study. Continue reading

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April 1, 2013
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Cash for weight loss? Works better when employees compete for pots of money

Do cash rewards for healthier habits work? Maybe, says a new study, if you add on one more condition — peer pressure. A growing number of companies are offering employees an opportunity to boost earning power at work via cash incentives to stay health… Continue reading

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March 18, 2013
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Heart-healthy lifestyle also reduces cancer risk

Following the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 steps for a healthy heart also reduces cancer risk. Meeting six or seven of the health factors can cut cancer risk in half. The benefits are cumulative, with cancer risk decreasing for each add… Continue reading

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August 27, 2012
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Healthy lifestyle reduces risk of hypertension by two thirds

Healthy behaviors regarding alcohol, physical activity, vegetable intake and body weight reduce the risk of hypertension by two thirds, according to new research. Continue reading

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March 1, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Simple ideas for healthy, livable cities

  
Above is a short video presenting one of the concepts for urban improvement that have been selected as finalists for the Philips Livable Cities Award.
It has been very interesting over the last couple of years to watch international techn… Continue reading

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