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Living up to Your Potential Life Span
No one lives forever. But you may be able to increase your life span.
Talking to Your Doctor About Exercise
You know you need to get off the couch and get moving, but you may not be sure if you should gear up or talk to your doctor first.
Stand up for Your Health at Work
Eyeing that sit-stand desk at work? It may help curb the health risks of sitting all day.
There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.
Heart Attack During Exercise: Not a Big Threat
Heart attacks can strike with no warning, even while exercising. However, middle-aged adults shouldn't be afraid to exercise, as the likelihood of sudden heart attacks may be low during vigorous activity.
Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym
Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.
Exercise: How Even a Little May Help Older Hearts
Older adults with reduced mobility may not move around a lot, but a little activity may go a long way in maintaining their heart health.
Easy Does It: When Too Much Exercise May Not Be Better
More of a good thing isn't always better. And that may apply to exercise and its effects on heart health.
How to Make Your Valentine’s Day Healthier
Valentine’s Day and a box of chocolates just seem to be made for each other. If you’re looking for a healthier way to treat your sweetheart, however, there are plenty of options.