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Is Living Next To Logan Bad For Your Health?

Living next to an airport can be bothersome-from the noise of airplanes taking off and landing to the extra traffic caused by cars carrying people to and from their flights.

07/14/2014

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Heat Waves May Worsen COPD Symptoms

Growing evidence suggests that rising temperatures may make symptoms worse for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, which refers to emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and other breathing difficulties.

07/14/2014

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VIDEO: New Treatments For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is responsible for more deaths than other types of cancer.

07/14/2014

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Join The BIDMC Walking Club

Putting one foot in front of the other. It’s something most of us do without even thinking about it. But walking – at a brisk pace for an extended period of time – can have many health benefits.

05/05/2014

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Stand Up Trends: Workstations & Treadmill Desks

If your job puts you in front of some kind of screen all day, no doubt, you spend a lot of time sitting. Research shows that could lead to a number of health risks including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic syndrome.

05/05/2014

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Using Technology To Take Your Walks To The Next Level

Technology can help improve many activities, even something as simple as walking.

05/05/2014

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Why Run When You Can Walk?

You’re out enjoying a nice, brisk walk. Your heart is pumping. Your muscles are feeling good. Then, you see people running past you. And you think: should I be running, too?

05/05/2014

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Avoiding Injury When Walking

Unlike running, there is not a specific set of injuries that doctors or physical therapists tend to see in walkers.

05/05/2014

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Common Mistakes Walkers Make

There are certain things to keep in mind when heading out for a walk. Even when walking, it can be easy to overdo it if your body isn’t well prepared.

05/05/2014

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Walking Tips For Seniors

Walking is great exercise for anybody, but it is particularly beneficial for senior citizens who may not be able to engage in other, more strenuous types of physical activity.

05/05/2014

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