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Weight Loss and Walking Help Seniors

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Weight Loss and Walking Help Seniors

Walking more and losing weight can improve mobility as much as 20 percent in older, obese adults with poor cardiovascular health, according to a new Wake Forest study. The results from the five-year study of 288 participants appear Jan. 24 in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Jump to full article at: http://news.wfu.edu/2011/01/24/weight-loss-plus-walking-helps-seniors/

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