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Now that you're pregnant, are you afraid to start or keep exercising? This myth-busting information will help you get the activity you need.   In this era of prenatal Pilates videos and Oh Baby! toning classes, most women know that exercise during pregnancy is safe. Yet when...

6 ways to avoid the pitfalls of barbecuing   What's the word on grilling: Is it a good thing or a bad thing? After all, one of the golden rules of eating healthy at restaurants is to choose "grilled" foods over "fried" choices. That's because grilled food is generally...

There’s no doubt that cycling is a wonderful sport. It’s great for our physical and mental health, it’s a fun social activity, and the best part – cycling is something that just about anyone can do. It’s immensely accessible because no cycling skill is impossible...

By Susan Scutti Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 years between the lowest and highest United States counties, according to new research published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray, lead author of the study and director of the Institute for Health...

By Peter Buerhaus, David Auerbach, and Douglas Staiger Beginning in the early 1970s, career-oriented and largely female baby boomers embraced the nursing profession in unprecedented numbers following large increases in health care spending after the introduction of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. By 1990, baby-boomer registered nurses...

By Jane E. Brody Narrowed, aging blood vessels, which put most older American adults at risk for heart disease and strokes, are not inevitable. This fact was underscored by a newly published study of a population in the Bolivian Amazon. Among these indigenous South Americans, known as...



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