Health

What is 'moderate' exercise anyway?

(HealthDay)—You've probably heard the U.S. National Institutes of Health's recommendation for most adults to get 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days to stay fit.

Health

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that started on Thanksgiving and will mercifully end with a New Year's toast.

Oncology & Cancer

Surviving cancer can bring new challenges

Millions of adults and children across the U.S. identify as cancer survivors. Beating cancer can transform someone's life and lead to a new sense of gratitude—but it can also usher in a range of physical and emotional challenges.

Neuroscience

Intensive exercise may keep the aging mind sharp

Older Americans who engage in strenuous exercise are more mentally nimble, have better memory function and process information more speedily than do their more sedentary peers, new research suggests. And as they continued ...

Health

Lifelong health begins before birth

We've long known that a pregnant mother's alcohol and tobacco use can harm a developing fetus, but we're now learning much more about how a baby's first nine months before birth can affect its health into adulthood.

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