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Treat Childhood Obesity Sooner Rather than Later
Kids who are overweight or obese are not likely to grow out of this condition. Parents need to take steps to get kids' weight under control.
The Bacteria Your Fitness Tracker Spreads
Like cell phones, activity trackers can carry and spread disease. Bacteria was found on over 90% of them. Here's the best way to clean them.
Got a Minute? Try Housework Interval Training
Brief spurts of vigorous activity around the house, from climbing the stairs to hauling groceries, can reduce your cancer risk.
Get Prediabetes Under Control: Be an Early Bird
You can prevent prediabetes from becoming type 2. Diet and exercise are key; eating most of your calories earlier in the day can also help.
Helping Seniors Find Community
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to social isolation. One aspect of the neighborhood they live in can make a big difference.
Fighting Exercise Inequality for Heart Health
Exercise benefits the at-risk hearts of seniors, the economically-disadvantaged and handicapped, but opportunities for activity are lacking.
Your Smartwatch Knows More than You Think
Your activity tracker can tell you about more than how many steps you've taken. It can trace how well you are handling life's ups and downs.
A Good Diet Could Make It Easier to Get Fit
A healthy diet is good for cardiovascular health. It might also make it easier for you to get fit, thanks to the metabolites it produces.
Blueberries Can Help You Burn Body Fat
The antioxidants in blueberries are more than just good for your heart and brain. They appear to accelerate fat-burning during exercise.
To Prevent Frailty, Try Yoga
Yoga can improve seniors' walking speed, balance problems, leg strength and endurance -- the signs of frailty that often come with aging.
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