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The Power of Exercise
Working up a sweat is a well-known way to lose weight and boost heart health. And those effects of exercise, among others, could help you live longer.
A Little Fitness May Go a Long Way
Regular exercise may be one of the best ways to live a longer, healthier life. And new evidence suggests that even low levels of activity can make a difference.
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.
An Injury Curveball for Young Pitchers
The love of America's pastime might lead many young players to play as often and as hard as they can, sometimes for multiple teams. However, that might increase these players' risk of getting hurt.
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.
What Exercise Might Do for Men's Sexual Health
Staying active could benefit more than just heart health in men.
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.
A Brainy Reason for Older People to Work Out
Aging brings many changes, but you don't have to take them sitting down. In fact, you probably shouldn't.
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.