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NYT > Fitness & Nutrition
Attention deficits are not the only perils of peripatetic texting.
Physical activity, and in particular walking, can substantially reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen.
When my doctors told me I was cancer-free after a six-year battle, I began an 800-mile walk away from the disease.