Keeping fit: How to do the right exercise for your age

The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. ...


Organ recipients stay fit, bond during exercise 'boot camp'

Misty Clyde ran up and down several sets of bleacher stairs at the university’s Cobb Track before pausing to stretch against a handrail. Her new lungs — or, as she sometimes refers to them, her recycled lungs -- ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US counts 1,442 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United States counted 1,442 new deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Friday (0030 GMT Saturday), according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 transmission extremely low at group of North Carolina day camps

Cases of symptomatic COVID-19 were extremely low among children and staff at a network of YMCA summer camps held last year in North Carolina that took precautions like masking and physical distancing, with close to zero transmissions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus infected hundreds of children at US summer camp

Hundreds of children contracted the coronavirus at a summer camp in the US state of Georgia last month, health authorities said Friday, adding to a growing body of evidence that minors are both susceptible to infection and ...

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