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Higher Daily Step Count Tied to Lower All-cause Mortality

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According to a new study, higher daily step counts are associated with lower mortality risk from all causes. The team, including investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA), as well as from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), noted that the number of steps taken each day, but not the intensity of stepping, had a strong association with mortality. The findings were published March 24 in the Journal of the American Medical Association… (CDC, March 24, 2020)

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