You’ve heard it before, but when you lose a job, that means you should get a gym membership, right?
Well, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, not so fast.
The report says that although gym memberships have been associated with lower rates of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, they actually increase the risk of death from those diseases by about 50 percent.
So if you’re looking to save money on your gym membership costs, you might want to think again.
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The countrys first national pandemic, which has claimed more than 20,000 lives and forced the closure of more than 2 million schools, has made pandemic preparations more difficult.
In response, the government is expanding public screenings and health-care workers are required to wear masks to protect against the flu.
At the same time, the countrys health care system has been severely strained by a sharp rise in the number of deaths due to pneumonia and coronavirus.
People have also reported severe fatigue and depression, and some have reported a sudden change in appetite.
“It seems that the impact of this pandemic has been particularly harsh on public health,” said Dr. James A. Carle, director of the CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
“While public health experts generally believe that a healthy diet, good sleep, and regular exercise are all key to a healthy life, it is unclear what impact they may have on the overall health of the public.”
Carle’s team studied data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a long-term survey of more more than 1.8 million people.
They found that while Americans who have jobs are likely to get a lot of exercise and exercise habits, they are less likely to be obese.
Americans who do have jobs, however, are more likely to smoke and drink, and have higher rates of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
But those differences disappear when they start to take the gym.
The researchers also found that those who started taking the gym did not differ from those who stopped working in any way.
So while the benefits of gym membership are clearly worth taking, the data suggest that the benefits are not as obvious as you might think.
“There is evidence that people who participate in physical activity and get enough exercise do better health than people who don’t,” Carle said.
“And I think that’s a pretty good example of the type of information we want to be getting from people who are participating in physical exercise.”