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The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

There’s power in your playlist

Those who devote time and energy into creating a motivational track may enjoy their workout more than those who select music randomly.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

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

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.

Stressed? Beware the scale

You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.

Two ingredients to longevity

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

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.

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.

Fundamentals to sure footing: Strength, flexibility

Exercises that target legs and ankles will help guard against falls from age 40 and beyond.

An ageless equation

As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.

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