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Exercise might stop you from catching cold

By: Morgan Schutters Email
By: Morgan Schutters Email

If you are worried about catching a cold ... you might want to hit the treadmill this morning. A good workout could prevent you from getting sick.
Here's another reason to get in shape.A new study says people who are physically fit have fewer colds.

Those who exercise regularly are half as likely to get sick as people who don't.

Doctors say aerobic activity gives the immune system a temporary boost. Your risk of of dying from a stroke may depend on what day it is.

New research finds stroke patients who go to the hospital on the weekend are more likely to die than those admitted during the week.

Experts say on the weekends hospitals typically have less staff and fewer specialists. Previous research has found survival rates for heart attacks drop during the weekend as well.

About 5 percent of teens suffer from major depression. A new study found kids who are treated properly can recover - but about half suffer a relapse within five years.

Doctors say the results show that it's important to keep teen patients in long term follow up programs. And those are some of the day's top health stories.


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