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Take a world tour from your couch with these apps

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With all of us stuck at home because of the Coronavirus pandemic, a supermarket run is starting to feel like the biggest excursion and adventure we can go on for the foreseeable future. Travel is out of the question, local trips are restricted in many countries, and even the simple …

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‘Couch Potato’ Lifestyle Poses Danger to Women’s Hearts

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Latest Women’s Health News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Most folks know that being a couch potato is bad for their health, but new research suggests that women who spend hours in their chairs and sofas might face greater risks than believed. …

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Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The increasing number of people in developing nations who own televisions, computers and cars might explain rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes in those countries, a new study suggests. The researchers analyzed data …

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Video Game Makers Want to Get Players Off the Couch

Video Game Makers Want to Get Players Off the Couch

Tiffany Ruiz had tried various gyms, apps, workout routines and diets, all in an effort to get fit and lose some weight. “None of them worked because none of them kept my interest,” she said. Now, Ms. Ruiz is working out at least four times a week, thanks to a …

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Got ‘Couch Potato’ Teens? It’s Not Helping Their Mental Health

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TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Getting your surly teens off the couch might trigger a long-term turnaround in their moods, new research suggests. “Our findings show that young people who are inactive for large proportions of the day throughout adolescence face a greater risk of depression by age …

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