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    Exercise May Protect Against Blindness

    More and more research confirms the health benefits of regular exercise. Now a a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that moderate aerobic exercise may slow the progression of diseases that destroy the retina of the eye and eventually cause blindness. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) results in a loss of vision in […] More

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    Moderate Exercise Decreases Stroke Risk as Much as Strenuous Activity

    The health benefits of exercise are well-known. Now new research presented at the International Stroke Conference 2014 of the American Stroke Association suggests that moderate exercise could decrease the risk of stroke in women by 20 percent and could offset the increased risk in women taking postmenopausal hormone therapy. According to the Centers for Disease […] More