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Seniors Don’t Have to Fall Victim to Gravity

Earlier this week, former President George H.W. Bush fell at his summer home in Maine, breaking a vertebra in his neck. Fortunately, the injury was not life threatening, and his spokesman reports that…

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The Benefits of Sweat

You might work up a sweat at various times: a long run, sunny summer afternoon, or an important job interview, to name a few. Whether itís refreshing or unplanned, sweating leads to a number of incred…

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Exercise Does Little to Help You Lose Weight

Those aerobics classes, daily jogs and punch-kick workouts may have numerous medical benefits, but theyíll do little to reduce your waist size. A growing body of scientific evidence backed by a recent…

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Your Brain on Exercise

Itís well-established that regular exercise can help us achieve physical fitness, improved health, and even possibly that perfectly sculpted body we all secretly desire, but little thought is often gi…

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The Surprising Thing That Kills More People Than Obesity

Americans spend a lot of time worrying about weight. We try every new diet trick that comes along in our quest to lower that number on the scale. We do it because we want to look better and feel bette…

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8 Healthy Aging Tips to Start 2015 Off Right

To help you jump start your healthy routine for 2015, Dr. Bruce Daggy, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor in the Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences Department of Florida State University answers a few quest…

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What’s Driving America’s Obesity Problem?

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has tripled, and most children will grow up t…

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The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today

Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year's United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). …

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6 Everyday Habits for Better Brain Health

June 2014 is the first-ever Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, an ideal time for all of us to take stock of whether our daily routines are enhancing or degrading the health of the all-important or…

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Is Exercise Better Than Drugs for Disease Management?

For years, healthcare experts have warned against America's growing dependence on prescription medications. Indeed, if you divided the more than four billion prescriptions doctors write on an annua…

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