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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exercise Prescribed for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A British review of treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) published in the Journal for the Royal Society of Medicinehas found that cognitive behavior therapy and exercise are the most effective ways to treat the disease. In comparison, antidepressan...
Cognitive Exercise Helps Seniors' Skills Stay Sharp
Short-term cognitive training can have lasting affects, a study published in today's Journal of the American Medical Association reports. Almost 3000 seniors participated in the five-year, multi-site trial. Some received no cognitive training while three o...
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Study: Short Walks Reduce Cigarette Cravings as Well as Nicotine Patch
Craving a smoke? Take a walk, say researchers. And it doesn't even have to be a long one--just five minutes of exercise has been found to dramatically reduce the intensity of cigarette cravings, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction. ...
Can A Walk In The Park Cure Depression?: Ecotherapy Vs. Antidepressants
Imagine going to the psychiatrist and walking out with a prescription for a few weeks of farm work. This happens to residents of European countries such as Holland where 600 "care farms" are integrated into the health system for this very purpose--and it se...
Rerouting the Path of Least Resistance Makes Healthy Choices Easy
Making medical appointments, heading to the gym and eating right are so essential to our health, it seems absurd that we so often let them fall wayside to busy schedules and stress...
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Moderate Exercise Helps Prevent Dementia
Risk of developing vascular dementia, the second most common dementia after Alzheimer's disease, can be lowered with moderate exercise, shows research on 749 individuals age 65 and older.
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Exercise Lowers Anxiety and Stress in Menopausal Women
Women entering and progressing through menopause have one more piece of information to add to their arsenal.
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The 5 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life
Research finds just five minutes of outdoor activity to be the optimal dosage for improving mood and self-esteem.
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Weekly Walking Decreases Dementia Rates
A new study shows that walking less than one mile per day can slow dementia and loss of brain matter in seniors.
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Exercise Equals Good Grades
Physical activity boosts academic performance.
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