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fitness

Ready for your cardiorespiratory test?

There's plenty of focus on blood pressure and cholesterol, but consider evaluating the efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system.

Escape the summer hot flash

Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Guys struggle with body image, too

About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.

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.

Urban living: Add trees for health, happiness

Years-long study finds city dwellers in tree-shaded neighborhoods experience less psychological distress and enjoy better general health.

Time to get serious about celery

Make it your go-to option when punching up the crunch in tired old dishes.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

4 principles of heart-smart exercise

Physical activity is a leading defense against high blood pressure. Learning the fundamentals of fitness can keep you healthy and safe.

Ready for hot and rainy days?

An afternoon indoors doesn’t mean your kids should hit the couch. Explore 10 creative ways to stay active inside.

Master the art of exercise

Stave off injuries and fatigue by adapting your workouts to meet your age and fitness level.

Body shape—a gauge of heart health?

Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.

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