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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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7 Daily Habits That Help Fight Off Viruses

Taking these steps every day can bolster your health and immune system

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How Orthotics Can Keep You Running Longer

Foot, ankle or knee pain? Try inserts or orthotics.

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6 Easy, Healthy Meals for Your Fall Camping Trip

Ideas and recipes for food beyond hot dogs on a stick

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Are Hormones Causing Your Weight Gain?

The latest on how imbalances may add pounds

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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