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This week Kimberly Garrison tells us how to burn fat and build muscle through cardiovascular exercise and strength training.
Kate O’Reilly’s spring allergy survival kit includes the usual stuff — nasal sprays, allergy pills and a box of tissues. This season, she’s added a new weapon to her line of defense: an app on her smartphone.
An unidentified respiratory illness has hospitalized 7 and killed 2 in southeast Alabama. The Troy Messenger is reporting that all cases so far have...
Let’s be honest, your doctor isn’t asking you if you’re following a healthy diet just to hear himself talk. There’s a reason why nutritionists recommend you should limit your red meat consumption to no more than two 3-ounce servings a week.
The World Health Organization says the Horn of Africa is experiencing an outbreak of polio with cases confirmed in Kenya and Somalia.
I applaud Gov. Christie's decision to do something. But I am less than enthusiastic he chose gastric-band surgery.
Number of cases would drop dramatically if parents did not sleep with their babies, researchers noted
Anita Kulick guides you through the process of finding the right nanny for your family, from how to start your search to staying engaged once you hire someone.
One of the more common injuries that PGA players suffer is from elbow tendinitis. Pain is felt on the inside or the outside of the elbow. What can you do to prevent this injury from derailing your golf game?
Researchers in Montco are taking part in a public-private effort to develop strains against terrorism
Obese and overweight men and women who suffer from heartburn often report relief when they lose weight, a new study shows.
A schoolmate's suicide is associated with thinking about or trying suicide among teenagers, researchers report.
Immigrants and refugees often arrive in the U.S. in better health than Americans. And then it gets worse.
Republican opposition in many states to expanding Medicaid next year under the national health-care law – opposition that could leave millions of the nation's poorest residents without insurance coverage – is likely to widen the divide between the nation's healthiest and sickest states.
The Obama administration says more doctors and hospitals are embracing technology as adoption of computerized medical records reaches a "tipping point" in America.
The decade-old law that transformed the battle against HIV and AIDS in developing countries is at a crossroads. The dream of future generations freed from the lethal epidemic is running up against the realities of the current era of harsh budget cuts.
On average, about 20 species of common spring plants are flowering a day earlier every decade, Panchen concluded. That scenario is happening across the biological spectrum in ways that could put nature out of sync, worsening pest problems and helping invasive species to flourish.
Study found more germs and a wider variety of bacterial types in houses with dogs
Rare, worsening condition led to emergency FDA approval to use splint
But questions remain about widespread screening
But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients
Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds
Hypothyroidism impact varies by race, with blacks at increased risk of death, findings suggest
Higher blood levels of a beneficial hormone seen in those who took the omega-3 supplements
Toes are a favorite spot for these microscopic organisms
One million cancer deaths avoided since 1990s, group says
Keeping your animal with you, and making sure pet carries ID are two key issues, experts say
An aging population could double expenditures, American Heart Association says
They are 36 percent more likely to struggle with weight later in life, researchers report
Patients thought to have lung condition were re-evaluated in small study
Researchers looked at whether change in U.S. donor criteria made a difference
Those exposed before age 5 are most vulnerable, study finds
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For older patients with hypertension, heart failure, different problems will likely cause death, study finds
Emotional stress can harm cardiovascular health, experts say, so boosting mental resilience may be key
Better slumber improved daytime energy and behavior, but not memory, learning, researchers say
'Suicide contagion' occurs even among those who didn't know victim, study found
Coming off meds sooner means fewer harmful side effects, study author says
But expert notes questions about frequency remain
Experts say biological changes or a lack of interest in self-care might be to blame
The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising.
Psychologist offers advice for coping with tragedies like the Oklahoma tornado
From cycling trails to bike stores to competitive riding groups, there’s no denying we live in a bike-centric area. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a cheerful spectator, don’t miss these 5 action-packed cycling events in the Greater Philadelphia Area this summer.
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