Alternative exercise boosts workout effects

By Kayla Overbey

Friday, March 16, 2012

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Click here to read my article on rock climbing as an alternative sport and watch the video.

Other health news

  • Despite research that states the newly-labeled carcinogenĀ 4-methylimidazole is not harmful to humans, Coca-Cola and Pepsi are changing their formulas. BBC News says the famous soda is being altered to avoid a legally-required cancer warning label.
  • The New York Times reports that the United States Preventive Services Task Force has issued new guidelines for women’s health care. Pap smears are now required every three years instead of annually. Cervical cancer has drastically become less common, and the focus is now on breast cancer and other severe illnesses experienced by women.
  • CNN reporter Susan Hendricks says that weight loss comes not with a “quick resolution,” but many diligent steps. Recommended ways to help weight loss are keeping a food journal, counting calories and excluding empty calories, like sodas and alcohol, from the diet.

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