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cardiovascular health

Bounce your way to fitness

Consider mini-trampolines to add some pep to your step as studies show it's an effective workout that's easy on the joints.

Lift today, enjoy a healthy heart tomorrow

Middle-aged men who maintain muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease in later years.

Diabetes—deadlier for women?

Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.

Are you able to recognize heart attack symptoms?

Millions of Americans are unable to do so and therefore less likely to seek help when trouble arises.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

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

Metabolic issues hit at any weight

While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.

Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.

Use it or lose it

A mere two weeks on the couch is enough to bungle the good health of a previously active person, researchers say.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

The miracle of microalgae

As the world struggles to maintain traditional sources of omega-3, will the ocean's plant life emerge as a preferred source?

Fats and carbs—a balancing act

Your ideal diet won't necessarily entail fewer carbs and less fat. Researchers say moderation is key.

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.