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Effects of Fitness on Lipid Profiles

Studies have shown that being physically fit, especially aerobically fit, protects against some of the detrimental effects of being overweight or obese. A recent study published in the April issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, investigated the … Continue reading

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Commentary on Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease:

A recent literature review published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, was widely referenced in the general media as “debunking” the “myth” that gum disease can cause heart disease. The literature review covered 537 peer-reviewed publications between … Continue reading

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Activity, Mortality and Quality of Life

Obesity and physical inactivity are known, modifiable contributors to morbidity and mortality but the relative importance of each is often confused. Two recent studies investigated the proportional contributions. One study, published in the April, 2012, issue of the American Journal … Continue reading

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