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Get the Skinny on Weight Loss Programs
Many weight loss programs make big promises, but how many can live up to the hype long-term? Unfortunately, probably not too many.
Heart Attack During Exercise: Not a Big Threat
Heart attacks can strike with no warning, even while exercising. However, middle-aged adults shouldn't be afraid to exercise, as the likelihood of sudden heart attacks may be low during vigorous activity.
Cancer Prevention: Progress and Problems
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room for improvement.
Stay Active to Breathe Easier
It's easy to imagine how a breathing condition could interrupt life, but could it even disrupt the ability to hold a job? New evidence suggests that it could, but it also suggests that staying active could help.
What Keeping Fit Could Do for Your Cancer Risk
Physical activity is a vital part of a healthy life. While research has clearly shown its benefits in preventing heart disease, fitness may lower the risk of certain cancers as well.
Exercise: It May Not Stop Falls, but It Could Still Help
When it comes to falls and fractures, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. While supplements may improve older people's health, exercise remains the best way to boost strength and mobility and help prevent serious falls.
These Healthy Choices Might Reduce Dementia Risk
Many people exercise and eat healthily to improve their overall physical health, but those habits might also boost mental health.
In Fitness and in Health: Healthy Spouse, Healthy You
If you want your spouse to get in better shape, try lacing up your own shoes and heading to the gym. Your husband or wife may be quick to follow.
Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym
Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.