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walking

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.

The best medicine? Fresh air

Those who spend at least two hours a week outdoors often report better health and a greater sense of well-being.

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.

Tend those tiny toes

When toes do their thing, you hardly notice them. When you use abuse them with ill-fitting shoes, they'll clamor for attention.

Protector of the tootsies

As you cue up for summer fun, it falls on you to give foot health its proper due.

Master the brain, build the body

Want better results with health goals? Pin down the mental processes that put you in a fitness-minded mood.

Run your way to your best self

One woman changes her life, look and longevity by focusing on one important goal.

Reverse the curse

Modest amounts of regular exercise may be enough to counteract the ill effects of a workday spent sitting.

The power of a pack

If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.

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