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Just 45 minutes of weekly activity may help with arthritis

In the journals Studies have shown that regular activity can help older adults with arthritis stay independent. How much is enough? Research published online Dec. 28, 2016, by Arthritis Care & Research suggests you may need as little as 45 minutes per week. Federal guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity per week to prevent premature death and serious illness. However, reaching that number is tough to reach for people with arthritis; in…

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