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A risky combination: Healthy weight but unhealthy activity level

News briefs Many people think the only reason for regular exercise is that it helps you maintain a healthy weight. Not true. A sedentary lifestyle can cancel the potential heart benefits of weight control, according to a study published online Dec. 4, 2018, by the American Journal of Cardiology. Researchers looked at five years’ worth of health survey responses and weight calculations from thousands of overweight and normal-weight people ages 40 to 79…

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