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Want to Live Long? Golf Just as Good as Cycling, Rowing

Study of nearly 10K Olympians showed high cardio doesn't help mortality

(Newser) - Golf may be "a good walk, spoiled," but at least it doesn't spoil your life expectancy. In fact, a new study finds that heavy cardio sports like cycling and rowing do nothing to help you live longer than playing golf or cricket, reports the Wall Street Journal... More »

Exercise May Slow Alzheimer's

Study finds fit patients have less brain atrophy

(Newser) - Alzheimer's patients may be able to slow the progression of the disease with exercise, a new study has discovered. Patients who were in poorer physical condition experienced up to four times more brain shrinkage than those who were physically fit, WebMD reports. More »

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