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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.

Are you a worrywart?

Worrying serves a purpose at times, but only to a point. Seek help if it becomes a level of anxiety that causes emotional distress or physical ailments.

Study: Body health is brain health

Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.

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.

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

Ready to heat up your routine?

Hot yoga and hula are an big leap beyond the mundane—and they might even deliver some novel benefits.

Pregnant moms gain benefits from exercise

Study: Mamas-to-be who commit to strength training enjoy more energy and experience less fatigue.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

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