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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
 
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Make the Time to Exercise

You're probably not too busy to exercise -- even if you think you are, say exercise experts at Brown University. To prove it: Schedule time to work out, then do it no matter what, even if it's just for 10 minutes. Come the end of the day, ask yourself if you were less productive than usual. More than likely the answer will be no, and that excuse will no longer work.