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Working out can lower chances of breast cancer development

Post-menopausal women who are regularly working out are less likely to develop breast cancer due to the fact that they have lower estrogen levels, based on new research.Many scientists have often connected working out with low breast cancer risk for older women partially because of the lower levels of estrogen in their bodies, because...

Physical activity throughout older age linked to higher psychological well-being

Sure, you know exercise is good for you. It improves cardiovascular health, keeps your weight in check, slows down the aging process, and tones and strengthens your body. But have you ever noticed the increased feelings of happiness after working out?Researchers studying the effects of exercise have consistently found a positive link between exercise and improved...

New study proves meditation can keep brains young

Taking a few moments each day to quiet your mind can reduce stress, depression, pain, and fight inflammatory diseases on a genetic level. While the scientific world often remains skeptical about the healing powers of this ancient technique, sometimes we don’t need scientific proof since there is no denying that this non-invasive technique works on so...

Moderate drinking protects your brain as you age… really

A nearly 30-year old cohort study has found that moderate drinking can improve the cognitive health of middle- to upper-class white adults. These findings, while limited to its homogeneity, could potentially indicate a medically preventive effect in social drinking. Should the data be further verified across all races and ages, moderate consumption of alcohol could be...

Detroit creates protected bike lanes to promote safety

Detroit is creating new "protected" bike lanes in an effort to ensure safer cycling.The green and white lanes are deemed protected because they have a separation between bike and parking lanes. Detroit has more than 200 miles of bike lanes, but only nine miles of the routes are protected, The Detroit News reported.Some bike lane...