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How to Improve Your Posture

Why you're slouching more than you used to — and how to give that hunch the heave-ho


Stay Fit

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How Univisión's 'El Gordo' Is Taking Back His Health

The challenge for Raúl de Molina, fat since age 5, is not just to lose weight but to keep it off

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How to Stay Cool During the Dog Days of Summer

Tips to protect yourself, and your pets, as temperatures soar

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Strength Training’s Health Benefits Go Beyond Muscles

Working out can boost your brain health and help you control diabetes

Healthy Eating

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Is a Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

This fat-burning approach may not be safe for everyone

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Dump the Ultraprocessed Foods

Healthier do-it-yourself options could help you drop a pound a week

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8 Foods You Can Grill Besides Meat

Fruit, cheese — even doughnuts — cook up smoky and sublime

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Live Well

99 Ways to Add Healthy Years to Your Life

99 Ways to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Start the year off right with these essential health tips from top experts

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Tips on How to Manage Your Weight After 50

Get expert advice on smart ways to tip the scale in your favor

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