Office Workers Don't Like Being Chained to Their Desks

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HealthDay News : 17-Nov-2017

People with desk jobs want to move more, a new study suggests.

"To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate how long desk-based workers actually want to sit, stand, walk and be physically active," said study lead author Birgit Sperlich. She's a postdoctoral researcher at German Sport University Cologne.

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FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Using stem cells to grow new heart tissue, and even whole organs, used to be the stuff of science fiction.

But the field of "regenerative medicine" is a reality now -- and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its eye on it, the agency's head said Thursday.

"In the last

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Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Don't want to look old before your time?

A new study suggests that heavy drinking and smoking -- besides posing serious health risks -- make people look older than they actually are.

The research tracked more than 11,500 Danish adults, aged 21 to 93, for an average of nearly 12 years.

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Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Smog might raise a woman's risk of miscarriage early in her pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Chronic exposure seemed to increase that risk by more than 10 percent, according to researchers who tracked hundreds of pregnancies among couples in Michigan and Texas.

"We found that both ozone and particles in the

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Preventing Sports Injuries

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HealthDay News : 16-Nov-2017

Simple steps can help keep you from being sidelined by a sports injury.

First, make it a rule to bookend every workout with a warm-up and a cool-down. The warm-up is meant to increase your heart rate and blood flow to muscles. Start with some light cardio, like brisk walking, for

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