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Posted: Monday, July 22, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 3:31 pm, Thu Jan 23, 2014.

Michael Jensen, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, is talking on the phone, but his voice is drowned out by what sounds like a vacuum cleaner. “I’m sorry,” he said. “I’m on a treadmill.”

David Dunstan, an Australian researcher, uses a speakerphone so he can walk around his office at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne.

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