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10 doctor-approved tips for runners

Improve your times and overall health with these suggestions aimed at both beginner and elite athletes.

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Hey runners, be sure to choose the right shoes

As with all footwear, shop at the end of the day when feet are at their largest.

Are triathletes harming their hearts?

Repetition of extreme athletic activity may cause trouble for men.

Patient Story

‘We’re grateful for the gift of life’

Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.

Marathon runs won’t harm your arteries

Distance runners can take comfort in new research that suggests age, not mileage, predicts hardening of vessels.

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

Endurance race takes on barriers to health, recreation

More than 150 fitness fans—one-third from Gerber Memorial—lift logs, hike muddy hills and push physical limits to highlight wellness.

Patient Story

Marathon runner finds healing in osteopathy

Hands-on manipulation of the spine, muscles and joints is becoming a popular method to cure lingering aches and pains.

Cheap tape keeps the blisters away

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem for runners' feet.

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