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The D.C. area is home to many public transit options from buses to bike-sharing -- so it may come as no surprise that the nation's capital ranked highly among the cities where most people walk to work.
Driving in snow and ice can be dangerous, but walking in the same conditions can be treacherous as well.
Researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services say a 15-minute walk, three times a day after meals, helps seniors keep their blood sugar levels in-check and cuts their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
Some folks like to take time to smell the roses, but walking quickly could mean you'll be around longer to enjoy them.
To raise awareness about the dangers of walking and texting, an improv group took to the streets of New York City recently and provided "seeing-eye people" for folks whose eyes were stuck on their cellphone screens.
Stress has a tight grip on many Americans, but exercise is a good way to fight it, experts say.
You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.
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