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Take a short stroll: it can save your day

New research shows that a 30-minute walk in the middle of the day cheers up sedentary office workers. This makes the actual working hours more fun.

Treating lumbar pain physically and mentally

Removing the fear of acute aches and changing ways we move can reduce sick leaves resulting from lower back problems.

Women at higher risk of wrist fractures

Once they've reached middle age, women are increasingly more likely to break their wrists than men.

Dope leads to dungeon and the dole

Cannabis smoking can give you a heart attack and it increases the odds that you’ll be spending more time behind bars or queuing up in welfare lines. Researchers are less certain about other harmful effects.