Fitness and Healthy Living
Being fit means more than going to the gym, or putting on those running shoes and hitting the pavement. It's a way of life. Learn how to be not just physically fit, but mentally and emotionally sound.
Physical inactivity is just as big a risk factor for heart disease as high blood pressure and smoking are. So, be the exception rather than the rule and commit to a life of health and well-being. Click here to learn more.
From Coronary Heart Disease to risk factors for stroke. Maintaining control of your blood pressure if vital to many aspects of your health.
Whether you're trying to maintain a healthy weight or lose a few pounds, knowing the basics of nutrition can help your overall health.
Every year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder. Learn more about mental health conditions impacting millions and how you can address them.
As soon as you stop smoking, your body starts to recover. Learn about ways to quit smoking and how it can help improve your health.
Antibiotics are effective medications, but only against bacteria. They do not work on illnesses such as the flu, the common cold and others caused by viruses. If your doctor says that you need an antibiotic, it's important to take the full prescription, even if you don't feel that you need it. Stopping your medication early can allow your illness to return, and the bacteria that cause it may become resistant to the antibiotic.
Research may provide model to study digestive diseases, future treatments
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