Many of us have jobs that keep us sitting at our desks, getting up infrequently to move around. But study after study links inactivity with dying earlier from diseases like cancer, so it’s in our best interest to get some exercise – even while we’re at work.
Research shows that staying active can provide you with psychological benefits – improving mood and self-esteem, and lowering anxiety and stress.
In 2016 we published stories about new findings in cancer risk factors, treatments, and survivorship issues in children and adults. Our writers and editors have chosen the 10 most significant stories of the year.