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Losing Weight ... and Becoming an Athlete

Older adults who dropped pounds — and reinvented their lives — with big fitness breakthroughs


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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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Pandemic Habits Could Raise Your Breast Cancer Risk

Experts express concern about women drinking and eating more while exercising less

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Easy Immune-Boosting Smoothie Recipe

Support your defenses with a nutrient-packed drink

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Pandemic Planking Group Bolsters Friendships and Abs

Friends find a healthy way to connect during COVID

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5 Tasty Proteins to Replace Meat in Your Everyday Meals

Plant-based alternatives for your diet

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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Stay Safe in Public Bathrooms During the Pandemic

What to know about things like toilet plume and ventilation

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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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