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lifestyle

Do more for your core

Variations of the plank, bird dog and leg extension can strengthen your body—minus the anguish and agony.

A top cardio plan: Get a canine

Compared to folks without pets, dog owners are ahead of the pack in healthy living—more exercise, better diets and lower blood sugar levels.

Two ingredients to longevity

Researchers have boiled it down to a simple solution: Sit less, move more.

Weekend binge? Brace for week-long woes

Those who cycle their dieting—five days on, weekends off—may encounter nearly as much gut damage as non-dieters.

To reach old age, go new age

Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.

Budget your way to bliss

Cutting back on less meaningful expenses can leave more money for the things that give you pleasure.

Want happy? Get a hound

Introducing a dog into your busy life could be just the ticket to less stress and better health—but only if you commit to regular walks.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

BMI, meet DNA

New research buttresses the understanding that genetics plays an outsized role in determining a person's success with weight loss.

Patient Story

‘It creeps up on you’

After gaining significant weight in his late 20s and early 30s, a Michigan man sheds 90 pounds through a new health program.