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When Kim and Daniel Held attended a baby class before the birth of their first son, they got more than just a wake-up call that they were about to become parents. They got a wake-up call about their own health, too.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - and a call to action to get your annual breast checkup.
Know when nutrients are and aren't enough
Fitness experts say classes for waterborne yoga, which is also known as Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) hone balance, focus concentration and lure exercisers who prefer open air to overheated studios.
Three easy moves to do at work
FIFA's new plans for dealing with concussions have been criticized by some in the United States for not involving an independent medical inspection, but Major League Soccer's medical chief believes team doctors should be trusted.
Long after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued recalls for dietary supplements tainted with banned drugs, more than half of the tainted supplements were still available for purchase
Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says
Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say
Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say
Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all
Active seniors should take measures to protect their head, expert says
Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure
Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever
How outside exercise can boost health
People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
This Sunday, November 2, runners will be converging on the Ben Franklin Bridge for the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K and 2-mile walk. Registration...
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Philadelphia Marathon. Take a look back at past winners of the event and be sure to check out all the latest news in our section.
40,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to run the 10-mile Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Check out the runner results and...
Good news: You don’t have to ruin your healthy eating goals to enjoy our city’s restaurant scene. We visited 5 popular bars to give you healthier meal selections for your next night out.