More steps per day is linked to a lower risk of early death

Denice walks on the treadmill as a part of her fitness goals. (Source: Jace Barraclough/KNOP)
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You may be stuck at home for a while, but it's still very important to get up and moving!
A new study from the National Cancer Institute finds taking more steps per day is linked to a lower risk of early death.
Researchers tracked nearly 5-thousand middle aged adults who wore accelerometers for one week.
A decade later, people who took 8-thousand steps per day were 51% less likely to die from any cause, than those who logged just 4-thousand.
Taking 12-thousand steps reduced the risk of early death by 65%.
The study was led by researchers at National Cancer Institute and published in 'JAMA.'
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