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Health stories for March 8, 2013

3 years 6 months 2 weeks ago March 08, 2013 Mar 8, 2013 Friday, March 08 2013 March 08, 2013 5:17 PM in Health
Source: WBRZ

UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for March 8, 2013 -

People recovering from a stroke should take a walk.

A new study says those recovering from strokes showed drastic improvements in their quality of life after going for walks three times a week.

Those patients had better endurance and mobility than those who didn't walk regularly.

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Bribery can help with weight loss.

Researchers offered $20 a month to people who met certain weight loss goals.

During the year-long study, people who got cash lost an average of seven pounds more than those who didn't.

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Hot dog and sausage lovers, you are shortening your life.

People who ate the most processed meat increased their risk of dying early by 44%.

Researchers recommend eating less than an ounce of it a day.

Meat is rich in cholesterol and saturated fat and that's why researchers say it's linked to coronary heart disease.

 

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