Health

Should you exercise when you're sick?

You just worked out all of the kinks in your workout routine and now…you're sick. What do you do? Do you sweat through it or forsake the gym for a much-needed nap? Follow these tips for working out when you're sick.

Health

Mental health wins when teens play school sports

Adolescents who play team sports in grades 8 through 12 have less stress and better mental health as young adults, finds new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Neuroscience

Are avid exercisers at higher risk for ALS?

(HealthDay)—A new study may allay concerns that strenuous exercise could up the risk for developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an incurable neurological disease.

Health

How anti-gay attitudes hurt teen fitness

Sofia Flynn is exceptional in many ways. The 17-year-old from Chevy Chase, Maryland, already works as an emergency medical technician and does data analysis in a research lab. She has her sights set on medical school and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Give me a break: The importance of taking time out

Just imagine if sleep-ins could make you smarter or a day at the beach was as productive as a study day. Sounds like an alternate reality, right? But in fact science is finding that it might be key to getting the most out ...

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