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News Release
“Low eosinophil” biomarkers found in nearly three-quarters of people with mild persistent asthma A study of nearly 300 patients with mild persistent asthma found that inhaled steroids— long considered the gold standard for asthma treatment —were no more effective than placebo in nearly three-fourths of the study patients, all over age 12. Inhaled...
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Research Feature
If you are a woman over 60, move more. Move often. Break those long sitting bouts. Why? Literally, every time you twist, turn, walk, or stand counts towards improving your cardiovascular health. That’s the good-news message from two recently published studies on the cardiovascular effects of sedentary behaviors and light physical activity in older...
T. Morgan Dixon (left) and Vanessa Garrison, founder of GirlTrek.
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Research Feature
Vanessa Garrison and T. Morgan Dixon know a ton about fitness. Between the two, they’ve hiked, walked, biked, and run more miles than they can ever begin to count. But nine years ago, when the two college buddies founded GirlTrek, now the largest public health nonprofit for African American women and girls in the United States, their first thought...
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