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Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?

According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.

07/18/2014

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Public Transit Users More Physically Active Than Commuters

A study of physical activity and transit use, determined that walking prior to and immediately after transit trips is actually quite good for you – and an unexpected form of exercise.

03/21/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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Study: More Philadelphians Ditching Cars

Philadelphia ranks fourth in the country as cities where people do not own cars.

01/28/2014

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Taking Steps Towards Better Health

A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.

12/24/2013

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Health Exclusive: New Robot Arrives in Philadelphia, Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk Again

First-of-its-kind kind technology arrives in Philadelphia to help paralyzed patients walk again.

11/14/2013

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Study: Exercise Extends Life Expectancy

Any form of exercise is good for you, and according to a report from the National Institute On Aging, essentially, any kind of exercise will help extend your life.

08/22/2013

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The Move App

The Moves app tracks your motion and exercise as you live your life – recording walking, cycling and running and showing you how active you’ve been.

06/20/2013

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Philadelphia’s Elder Agency Gets Its Clients Walking For Health

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held its first-ever “Senior Strut,” along Boathouse Row.

06/18/2013

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The Season To Exercise

Get out there and go for a walk or a jog or anything that gets you moving. It is the time of year for this.

06/03/2013

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Every Body Walk App

The smartphone as a pedometer isn’t exactly new, but if you’re looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.

05/14/2013

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Study: Walking Lowers Heart-Related Conditions As Much As Running

Researchers say that walking can lower your risk of heart-related conditions just as much as running.

04/04/2013

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Moves App

Moves tracks your exercise in everyday life, counting steps, showing you where you’ve gone and recording things like cycling and running.

03/14/2013

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The Key To An Effective Exercise Program

The question is,‘what is better – running or walking?’

02/27/2013

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