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Heart Month Tip 3: Stand Up
Exercise, Prevention 2/3/2012

Most of us sit almost the entire workday. Standing burns more calories and works more muscles. [caption id="attachment_3086" align="alignright" width="263"] Celebrating Heart Month[/caption] Try it — today! If you can’t stand up while working at your desk, try it during meetings or while talking on the phone.

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Heart Month Tip 2: Take 10
Exercise, Prevention 2/2/2012

Exercise in short bursts. For example, take a 10-minute break at work to go for a walk. [caption id="attachment_3086" align="alignright" width="263"] Celebrating Heart Month[/caption]

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Nia: Giving Cancer Patients Something to Dance About video post

Each Monday this month, we’re looking at the UVA Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Program. When you meet Kristy Harvey, it’s not surprising to learn that she’s the one responsible for bringing Nia to the Health System as part of the integrative medicine program and the UVA Mindfulness Center. Her smile…

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Improving Men’s Health Through Competition
Exercise 6/9/2011

The urology department began the Men’s Four Miler in 2004 when the physicians realized that the men they were treating for prostate cancer were, in fact, more likely to die from heart disease than their cancer.

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