Health Rewind: Are Genes to Blame for Kidney Failure Among Blacks?

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 Cardio vs. Strength Training for Obese Girls

A new study found that when it comes to obesity in teens, cardio may trump strength training in terms of improving overall health. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that while both helped obese female teens, cardio helped significantly reduce visceral fat and liver fat and improved insulin sensitivity, which is a risk factor for diabetes. 

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