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For Older Adults, a Little Exercise Might Do A Lot
Have you given up on exercise? A lot of older people do, but you may want to consider this.
Keeping Kids Active When Summer Ends
When it's summertime, kids tend to spend their days playing outside or splashing around at the pool. And all that activity is a good thing. But how can you help keep your kid's activity level up when school starts again?
Why Teen Girls Need to Exercise
If you needed another reason to get your teen daughter to drop the phone and get off the couch, here it is.
The More Exercise, The Better For Older Women
For most people, slimming down can lower the risk for many conditions. But, for postmenopausal women, maintaining a healthy weight may be especially important.
Procedure May Help Older Athletes Get Back in the Game
It can be easy to assume that aging means the end of exercise — especially when an injury is involved. But one surgery may help some older athletes get back in the game.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Teen Girls Faced Raised Sports Injury Risk
Many teen girls play hard in school sports, and that’s a good thing. Unfortunately, they may be more likely than boys to be injured.
Living up to Your Potential Life Span
No one lives forever. But you may be able to increase your life span.
Talking to Your Doctor About Exercise
You know you need to get off the couch and get moving, but you may not be sure if you should gear up or talk to your doctor first.
How Screen Time Might Affect Teenage Bones
Some teens act like they can't live without their phones, tablets or computers. But parents may be wise to set screen-time limits.