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Health & Wellness 2024: Sitting all day is terrible for your health – here’s a relatively easy way to counteract it

Keith Diaz, Columbia UniversityThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea To reduce the harmful health effects of sitting, take a five-minute light walk every half-hour. That’s the key finding of a 2023 study that my colleagues and I published in the journal Medicine[Read More…]

CDC greenlights two updated COVID-19 vaccines, but how will they fare against the latest variants? 5 questions answered

Published: September 12, 2023 11.02pm EDT On Sept. 12, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the newly formulated COVID-19 vaccines for all Americans ages 6 months and up, hours after its expert advisory committee voted 13 to 1 in favor of recommending the vaccines. The CDC’s broad recommendation comes one day[Read More…]

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