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Lincoln students are taking a mile-long break from schoolwork

School can be stressful, and sometimes it is important for students to clear their heads. Lincoln Elementary School is organizing The Daily Mile, a way to get students some exercise. Students do not actually have to run a mile, but they need to keep moving for 15 minutes at whatever pace they are comfortable. It is called The Daily Mile because a student running should be able to run a mile in the time....

Why the next big prescription medicine might be exercise

Imagine you’re at your annual wellness exam. You get your blood pressure checked and your respiratory rate measured. You chat with your provider about your eating and drinking habits, how well you’re sleeping and how stressed you feel. Then comes a seemingly basic question: How much physical activity are you getting each week? Turns out, this question can have huge implications for your health. By hearing how you respond, your provider may suggest ways you can incorporate more exercise into your life — even going so far as to actually prescribe you exercise....