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Running for health: Even a little bit is good, but a little more is probably better

Posted July 30, 2014, 3:19 pm Daniel Pendick, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch Marathoners are the thoroughbreds of high-performance runners, but even the draft horses of the running world slow and steady joggers improve their health. A study out this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds that even five to 10 minutes a day of low-intensity running is enough to extend life by several…

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