JAMA Network Open
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What The Study Did: In this observational study with 2,100 middle-age adults, taking approximately 7,000 steps or more per day was associated with lower risk of death. There was no association of step intensity with mortality.
Authors: Amanda E. Paluch, Ph.D., of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is the corresponding author.
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