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Want fit kids? Set the pace

Amid the march of all things technological, parents can take smart steps to ensure their children stay active and healthy.

Straight talk: Proper posture pays

At work and in life, the surest route to less pain and more gain? Sound body mechanics.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through until summer.

It may be winter, but keep that sunscreen handy

Four easy steps to best protect your skin from the sun.

Breathe easy this winter

Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma during the coldest months of the year.

15 awesome ways to burn calories this winter

Managing diabetes? Don't let your exercise routine grow dull this season.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

A toast? Aim for a single dose

Alcoholic beverages can have a place in holiday festivities without destroying diets. Just remember these 5 tips from a doctor who knows.

Escape without the weight

You do all that work to get trim and feel good for your vacation—don't throw it away by overindulging.

Diseñe un menú de temporada que sea saludable para quienes tienen diabetes

¿Desea ayudar a familiares y amigos que padecen diabetes? Prepare comidas navideñas con contenido bajo en azúcar—o sin azúcar—y sirva porciones pequeñas.

Busting epilepsy myths

A doctor sets the record straight on 5 common misconceptions about this neurological condition.

Try these 6 fun stocking stuffers

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.