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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
Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest
NBC News recently did an investigative report on the safety of our children’s playgrounds and sports’ fields.
In 2008, the Atlantic City Marathon celebrated its 50th anniversary. It had been the third-longest continually run marathon in the United States and a fixture on the Jersey Shore race scene. But in 2009, that continuity was threatened when organizers announced they would no longer put on the race.
Dr. John Salvo, Jr. performs a hip preservation on a patient at the Vincera Institute at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. The Institute brings together some of the nation’s leading physicians, therapists and trainers to create a one-of-a kind integrated hip and core injury center.
When I ran toward the end of the Jersey Shore Half Marathon on Sunday, I was focused on two things: pass the woman in the alpine-themed shirt, and get to the finish line in under my time goal.
Researchers at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple new test that can detect symptoms of a concussion current tests often miss.
People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say
Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest
Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says
Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says
But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say
Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say
U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced
Here are common symptoms
Experts believe lack of knowledge could hinder child's recovery
Many know about pitch counts, but don't keep close track, researchers report
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
For Philadelphia Flyers NHL Hall of Fame Goalie Bernie Parent, giving back to others is a big part of his life. As a motivational and inspirational speaker, he tries to bring attention to important issues. Through his partnership with the ALS Hope Foundation, he is especially focused on raising awareness 365 days a year about ALS, a fatal neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
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...
Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says