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Ditch the remote, don the sneakers

Seniors can achieve tremendous health benefits by weaving a modest amount of activity into each day.

Prevent injury—embrace the pre-shovel prep

Just because the snow is falling doesn't mean you should start digging. A warm-up, the right attire and a sensible pace can keep you safe.

New hope for arthritic knees?

An experimental drug is showing much promise in slowing the effects of osteoarthritis.

Build better balance at any age

Improvements in body strength will lower the risk of falls, helping prevent broken bones—particularly for older adults.

Patient Story

‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

Are your knees talking to you?

New technology that listens to creaking joints could soon help doctors diagnose osteoarthritis.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

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