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Exercise May Help Improve Memory

Canadian researchers have shown that moderate intensity exercise can help improve the memory of older people with slight memory loss and impaired cognitive function....
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The Secret to Better Bone Health

We all know that exercise burns fat, but did you know that it also melts away the fat stored inside your bones? Scientists from...
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Beat the Holiday Blues and Depression: 5 Simple Ways to Stay Happy and Centered

It’s time to bring out the tinsel, trees, presents, lights, menorah, family meals, kinara, and the holiday depression. Why are you more prone to...
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Five Quick Tips for Dropping Holiday Pounds

The winter holidays have come and gone, but, according to a new study, the holiday weight gain may still be hanging around. Don’t be...
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Did You Know… …Running May Make You Less Likely to Have Joint Problems?

Even avid runners often worry that the repetitive motion of running causes excessive wear and tear on their joints, and particularly their knees. This...

Walking Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women, with one in eight women receiving a diagnosis at some point in her life. Such...

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate satisfies your sweet tooth and invigorates your health. Packed with antioxidant power, dark chocolate has been linked to enhanced cardiovascular function. A...

Running May Slow Down the Aging Process

As we grow older, our maximum aerobic capacity declines. What this means is that we don’t take in and transport as much oxygen as...
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Fact or Myth: Vigorous Exercise For Lowering Blood Pressure?

This is a MYTH. Difficult, high-intensity workouts are not necessary for improving heart health or lowering blood pressure. To the contrary, recent research coming out of...

Fact or Myth: Can Exercise Help Heal Knee Injuries?

This is FACT. What injury strikes the most athletes? Knee injuries! A staggering 2.5 million people end up in the ER each year from a...