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Get up and go

Get out of that driver's seat. Studies say that women who regularly sit for long periods of time have an increased risk of developing deadly blood clots.

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Knead out back pain

Ease lower back pain with massage therapy. This may help patients take less medication and spend fewer days immobile.

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Muscle loss

People lose 30 percent of their muscle mass between ages 50 and 70. Combat muscle loss with resistance training 3 times a week.

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Exercise product: fold-up bike

The MIAMI Citizen Bike is a combination of practicality and performance, especially for drivers who have a minimal amount of storage space, the company says. The Value Series folding bikes feature a Shimano six-speed index gear system with a grip shifter that folds and unfolds, making cycling on the road more accessible for truck drivers. Folded, the bike measures 34-by-22-by-16 inches and weighs 32 pounds with all options added. The MIAMI Citizen Bike can be ...

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Hydrate before exercise

Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to hydrate when working out in hot weather. It’s best to drink fluids about 30 minutes before you begin exercising. This isn’t just critical for your health--it’ll improve your performance as well.

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Call it quits

Trying to stop smoking tobacco? Research shows that telephone hotlines can help increase the success rate of those trying to quit the habit. Get free phone counseling by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

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Water bottle: look good while doing good

Bobble is a reusable water bottle that filters water as you drink. Bobble was created with the intention of giving consumers an environmentally friendly replacement to plastic water bottles — most of which end up in the ocean, on the street or in landfills. The filters are interchangeable and replaceable, which makes it easy to keep the same bottle for a long time. Each bottle comes with a replaceable carbon filter that literally filters each sip ...

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Get a handle on heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., accounting for more than one in every four deaths.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Brain fuel

Add low-mercury fish and seafood, such as shrimp, canned light tuna, wild salmon, and catfish, to your diet for DHA and memory boosting benefits. Researchers at Tufts University in Boston found that people with the highest concentration of DHA in their blood had an almost 50 percent reduction in their risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Yes, carrots are good for the eyes

Eat red, yellow, orange and leafy green vegetable, all sources of vitamin A, to enrich eyesight. The body uses vitamin A to support nerve cells in the retinas that help maintain normal vision.

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