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Being physically fit can help protect against cancer, says new research. The study analysed the data of just over 49,000 participants, aged 40-70, who had completed exercise stress tests between 1992 and 2009. They found that the fittest individuals had a 77 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer and a 61 percent lower risk of developing colorectal cancer, compared to those who were least fit. They also had better odds of survival during the seven-year follow-up period, with a reduced risk of dying from lung or colon cancer of 44 percent and 89 percent, respectively. The diverse and inclusive study consisted of all sexes and individuals from different races.

ONE AND ONLY

When you live alone, writes Jane Mathews, “You find out what you like and don’t like about yourself, have the time and space to work on it, think about what you want out of life and how to go about getting it.” To that end, her book, The Art of Living Alone and Loving It, provides an inspirational tool kit for those who are living solo, whether through unexpected circumstances or by choice. From handling loneliness to cooking for one, Jane has plenty of useful advice and guidance to find joy in a household of one. Murdoch Books, $32.99.

BODY AND MIND

Research presented at the European Congress on Obesity has found that obesity can be a risk

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