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When Fitness Fears Hold You Back

Experts share how to make a safe start


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Preventing the Diseases of Aging

One set of lifestyle changes can help block many conditions, Dean Ornish says

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Are Hormones Causing Your Weight Gain?

The latest thinking on how things like testosterone and estrogen imbalances may or may not add pounds

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How Orthotics Can Keep You Running Longer

Foot, ankle or knee pain? You may need new sneakers, inserts or orthotics.

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Gyms Are Reopening, But Is it Safe to Go Back?

Fitness centers are taking precautions; only you can decide if it's enough

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Is Food as Healthy and Tasty as It Used to Be?

Coronavirus shortages prompt a foodie to reflect on 50 years of change

Mental Health

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How COVID-19 May Complicate Grief

Psychologists say grieving can be more intense, prolonged and disruptive during the pandemic

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A Quick Beginner's Guide to Meditation

Learn how to quiet the mind during this time of high stress

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Lessons in Finding Happiness During Hard Times

Researchers say we're wired for joy and what it means for resilience

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7 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the Outbreak

Uncertainty and fear are major triggers. Here's how to cope

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How to Bounce Back From the Stress of the Coronavirus

Crises that cause anxiety can harm your health or help you build resilience


Protect Your Health

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Where Has All the Lysol Gone? Stores Face Shortages

Disinfectant sprays and other cleaning supplies are hard to find. Here's why – and what to do about it

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6 Major Retailers Mandate Face Masks for Shoppers

Some of the country's biggest chains are requiring customers to cover up

How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way

Research finds only 3 percent of Americans wash correctly. Do you?

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