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How Many Steps You Really Need to Take Each Day, According to Science

How Many Steps You Really Need to Take Each Day, According to Science

Photo: Ljupco Smokovski (Shutterstock) The more you walk, the lower your risk of all-cause and cancer mortality, according to a new study, with the benefits leveling out once you reach 10,000 steps per day. So clearly, that is the number of steps to aim for—or is it? Studies that compare health outcomes to step counts …

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How Many Steps You Really Need to Take Each Day, According to Science

How Many Steps You Really Need to Take Each Day, According to Science

Photo: Ljupco Smokovski (Shutterstock) The more you walk, the lower your risk of all-cause and cancer mortality, according to a new study, with the benefits leveling out once you reach 10,000 steps per day. So clearly, that is the number of steps to aim for—or is it? Studies that compare health outcomes to step counts …

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Single-Dose 'Polypill' Found to Save Lives, Prevent Heart Attacks in Major New Trial

Single-Dose ‘Polypill’ Found to Save Lives, Prevent Heart Attacks in Major New Trial

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A three-in-one drug combo can help people with a history of heart attacks stay healthy, new research shows. The randomized clinical trial found that people who took the bundled medication, also known as a polypill, went on to experience fewer heart attacks, strokes, or cardiovascular-related deaths than those given standard care. The …

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Single-Dose 'Polypill' Found to Save Lives, Prevent Heart Attacks in Major New Trial

Single-Dose ‘Polypill’ Found to Save Lives, Prevent Heart Attacks in Major New Trial

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A three-in-one drug combo can help people with a history of heart attacks stay healthy, new research shows. The randomized clinical trial found that people who took the bundled medication, also known as a polypill, went on to experience fewer heart attacks, strokes, or cardiovascular-related deaths than those given standard care. The …

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Dietary Supplement Cuts Risk of Hereditary Cancer by 60%, Scientists Find

Dietary Supplement Cuts Risk of Hereditary Cancer by 60%, Scientists Find

A trial spanning more than 20 years and almost 1,000 participants worldwide has found an important result – people with a condition that gives them a higher chance of developing certain cancers can reduce the risk of some of those cancers by more than 60 percent, simply by adding more resistant starch to their diets.   …

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Dangers Of Aspirin: 7 Health Risks From Taking Drug Regularly, According To Studies

Dangers Of Aspirin: 7 Health Risks From Taking Drug Regularly, According To Studies

Millions of people take over-the-counter aspirin to reduce fevers or relieve headaches on a daily basis. While there are some benefits in taking aspirin, there are also risks involved, especially if taken every day. Some studies find regularly taking aspirin can help protect against illnesses, however others show it actually does more harm than good. …

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