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http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/11/11/244503589/sweat-your-way-to-a-healthier-brain

People who follow this blog have already figured out that I’m a regular listener to NPR. In this case, I missed the story and a friend sent it, then it sat languishing in my unread e-mail for a while. But it’s too good not to pass on. Part of it includes a study that a group of young people who exercised apparently exercised their way completely out of depression. Wow. Cheaper than prozac and good for your heart. Another story I followed noted that in a study that tested the effectiveness of two fifteen minute walks versus one 30 minute walk, the beneficial effects of walking actually persisted longer after the walk was over when it came in two fifteen minute sessions.

But wait, there’s more! (and I’m not going to offer a special, limited time offer) There are angles here that go along with the psychological part of…

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