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Good Muscles Mean Better Protection From Some Disease

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Older kids and teens who have good muscle strength have a lower risk of certain health problems.

A study of 6th graders from 17 Michigan schools finds a strong link between strength capacity and lowered risk for diabetes and heart disease.

All types of exercise are heart-healthy, but researchers say strengthening activities may be especially protective.

 

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