Survey Says, One in Four Americans Use Digital Technologies for Tracking Health Goals

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About one in four Americans are using digital devices and online resources to stay healthy, with most users looking to be more active and to lose weight, according to a new consumer survey on digital health. Among these users, the majority say technology helped them meet their weight and activity goals.
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    Maintain Physical Activity and Healthy Weight for Lower Cancer Risk

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    Do you know what is the most important thing you can do to reduce your risk of cancer (besides not smoking)?

    Maintain a healthy weight.

    It is true. The authors of the Third Expert Report: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Cancer: A Global Perspective, describe the evidence linking body fatness to cancer as “overwhelming”, noting there is strong evidence to suggest that excess body fat is a cause of 12 cancers.
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      Got the Drunchies? How Heavy Drinking Influences Eating Behaviors

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      That insane craving you have for pizza, tacos, and cheeseburgers that comes after a night of drinking alcohol has a name – the “drunchies,” or drunk munchies – and it brings with it a not-so-surprising bonus: weight gain. Over time, that weight gain can lead to obesity and diabetes – two contributors to cancer risk. Findings from a new study suggest that drinking alcohol influences college students’ eating behaviors – and not in a good way.
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