Exercising with high blood pressure

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most common medical problems—affecting about one quarter of all Americans. It is... Read more

How to exercise with diabetes

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Diabetes affects almost 26 million children and adults in the United States. It afflicts people of all ages, races and genders. Complications... Read more

Staying hydrated during the heat wave

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Since the hot weather is here, it’s time to pay attention to fluids. Dehydration is a common cause of poor performance in athletics,... Read more

EKGs, concussions hot topics at AMSSM conference

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Last week the annual conference of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was held in San Diego. This is the largest Primary... Read more

Balance, bones and the female athlete

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Women face different challenges than men when it comes to exercise. One of the big concerns for women is energy balance–getting the appropriate... Read more

Getting in shape? Avoid ‘weekend warrior’ mentality

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Countless numbers of people ring in every New Year vowing to get in shape. So here we are in late January, and if you’re like many of... Read more