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10 places where poop shouldn’t be found (but is found)

Did you wash your hands after using the toilet today? We can hear your resounding “yes!” Congratulations! You’re one of the health-conscious 40% men and 60% women who clean their hands after visiting the loo. Your prize is good health.

Exercise is key to health in old age

For elderly men, just a small amount of regular exercise – regardless of intensity – is as beneficial as giving up smoking, researchers said.

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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.