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COMMENTARY: Exercise is medicine, and doctors are starting to prescribe it

Sunday 08:04 GMT

This is one part of growing initiatives like Exercise is Medicine that advocate for the role of exercise and encourage doctors to prescribe it.

In the United Kingdom, the government recently released Moving Medicine — an online resource to help doctors talk to their patients about the importance of exercise in relation to conditions as diverse as cancer and dementia. This is a welcome initiative given that physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization.

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COMMENTARY: IOC on the precipice of a long-overdue, much-needed existential crisis

Sunday 17:15 GMT

However, the IOC should be especially alarmed by the fact that the 2026 cycle alone has now seen two previous host cities of the Winter Olympics (Innsbruck, Austria, and Calgary) reject the Games in plebiscites.

A look at voter turnout and end result of Olympic plebiscite. The IOC has evolved into a monstrosity, and as such, it cast a long shadow over the Calgary 2026 debate.

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