Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
The Benefits of an Active Commute
Compared to taking a car or bus to work, walking or riding your bike might significantly improve your health, according to a new study.
What Really Helps Older Patients with Heart Disease
For older adults with heart disease, physical activity is key to staying independent and promoting heart health, according to a statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
How to Help Prevent Heart Failure
Lifestyle choices may help prevent heart failure, including a type that's usually resistant to available therapies, a new study found.
Keeping Breast Cancer from Coming Back
Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle choice in helping to keep breast cancer from coming back, according to a new study.
The Health Benefits for Weekend Warriors
Cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions may still lower your risk of death, according to a new study.
How Walking Might Help Those on Dialysis
A home-based walking program could benefit patients on dialysis both physically and mentally, a new study found.
The Best Exercises for a Long Life
In general, exercise can boost heart health and help you live a long life, but some types of exercise may be better than others, a new study found.
Biking: For Fun, for Work, for Your Heart
Riding your bike regularly — whether it's for the wind in your face or to get to work — may help keep your heart healthy, two new studies found.
To Manage Diabetes, Take a Walk
Taking a brief walk after meals may help patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar more effectively, a new study found.