Physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight, according to a study led by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The study found that people who engaged in leisure-time physical activity had life expectancy gains of as much as 4.5 years.
LA PINE — The potential for a massive earthquake occurring off the Oregon coast and directly affecting the tricounty area is real, say experts, which is why La Pine City Councilor Stu Martinez got a new job not long ago. At a recent council meeting, Martinez’s colleagues asked him to “get the ball rolling” to prepare for a large-scale disaster. To that end, he will… ... more