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Meditation, yoga, aerobic exercise and strength training are popular ways to lower blood pressure, so the latest study compared their effectiveness against common drug and diet treatments.
While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may harm, rather than help the heart.
Aging and drinking result in similar changes in the brain, and if aerobic exercise can alleviate the age-based damage, could it do the same for alcohol-related harm?
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
There is no shortage of strategies to lose weight, but which work best for children?
It turns out that strengthening bone to avoid fractures starts at a very young age.
Exercise, Prozac and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may ultimately relieve depression in the same way.
Even healthy men could improve their sperm quality by spending less time in front of the tube.
They’re popular events throughout the winter, but do they provide any health benefits?
The general advice for most Americans is: Get more exercise. But the question is what kind of exercise, how intensely and for how long?