Walking or Cycling to Work “Improves Well-Being”
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) recently conducted a study revealing that people who walk or cycle to work report higher levels of well-being. The study took more than 18 years to complete, as researchers compiled data from 18,000 commuters across the UK. Participants in the study who originally drove to work and then switched to walking or biking said they felt much happier after the switch. Learn more about this study—and how walking or biking to work could improve your happiness—here.
Advanced Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Rehab Programs with Exercise
According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), advanced cancer patients should receive physical therapy as part of their ongoing care. Most cancer patients only receive diet and exercise programs in the early—not advanced—stages of treatment, the study notes. Read more about how advanced cancer patients can benefit from physical therapy here.