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Would you pass the 'one-legged' test? Study shows increased risk of death for those who can't

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Older adults who can't balance on one leg for more than 10 consecutive seconds may have an increased risk of death within seven years, a new study suggests.
The study, the results of which were published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, was conducted by a team of global researchers who examined 1,072 subjects between the ages of 51 to 75 in Brazil. Participants were asked to remove their shoes and socks, stand on one foot, and place the dorsal of the opposite foot on the back of the opposite lower leg. They were then instructed to balance on that foot, arms at their sides, for 10...
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‘Stranger Things' Dethroned In Netflix's Top 10 List By A New Show

‘Stranger Things' Dethroned In Netflix's Top 10 List By A New Show

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Here's what new show has knocked Stranger Things season 4 off the 1 spot in Netflix's top 10 list.
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Nike becomes latest company to leave Russia after nation's invasion of Ukraine

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