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Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US
Thousands of runners, walkers
and their friends filled the area in and around the football stadium in Seattle on Saturday as part of the 14th annual Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure . About 1,200 of the 16,000 participants were survivors of breast cancer, while many others wer...
Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster
... such as veterinarians, groomers, trainers, or dog walkers
and learn how they are rated by peers. "If you do a search right now for a veterinarian you'll find names, addresses, how far they are from you, and read reviews of what other dogs' owners think of this vet or groomer," Rheingold said. While thriving...
Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto
...s. There were brightly costumed drag queens, stilt walkers
and scantily-dressed dancers. About 500,000 people from all over spent the day watching a rainbow of 150 floats and bands go by and snapping pictures. There was a free zone, for those watching the parade, on Wellesley between Church and Yonge, attr...
Singaporeans Rated as the Fastest Walkers in the World
Singaporeans has been rated as the most brisk walkers
in the world, as the speed at which the city folk walk has increased by ten percent in the last decade. In a sample of 32 cities around the world, Singaporeans came on top followed by citizens of Copenhagen, Madrid and Guangzhou in China. New Y...
Dog Owners More Active, Leaner
...e who walked their dogs and those who did not. Dog walkers
spent an average of 25 minutes/week walking the do...nt of owners spent no time walking their dogs. Dog walkers
were more likely to live in high walkable areas than non-dog walkers. 'Encouraging dog walking amo...
Step-Based Guidelines in New Pair of Studies
...o be universally known as a marker of distance for walkers
and runners to measure their activity achievements," said Werner Hoeger, Ed.D., FACSM, lead author. "To estimate the number of steps required to walk or run a mile at selected speeds is likely to help people who monitor their steps with a pedometer w...
$17.2M Raised through Breast cancer walk
...single-event fundraiser in Canadian history. The walkers
clad in pink walkers
are on the last leg of their journey Sunday and are making their way back to Exhibition Grounds for ...
Diseases Due To Ticks On the Rise In UK
...icks.” Health experts have warned the campers and walkers
on the possibility of them being exposed to the risk of Lyme disease, which can bring on arthritis, nerve and heart problems. They explained that one of the initial symptoms, would be a very characteristic bulls eye shaped rash. They explained that i...
TV Star to Moon Walk for Raising Funds to Support Breast Cancer Research
...laces. The sponsor of the event was Playtex. The walkers
will either walk the 13.1 miles which is called the half moon, or the full moon which is about 26.2 miles. ...
Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome
...stiffness or frequent falls. Some patients rely on walkers
or wheelchairs while others are completely bedridden. Exposure to noise, touch or emotional distress can set off muscle spasms, and some patients are afraid to leave their house because of the spasms. High doses of antibodies may help relieve the mu...