Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.
After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.
Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.
Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.
A sedentary lifestyle—including long stretches of sitting at work—is one of the surest routes to health trouble.
Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.
A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.
Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.
Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.
Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.
Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.
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