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About one in four National Football League players are likely to end up suffering dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or other cognitive impairments during their lifetime.
Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say
Most athletes who undergo ACL reconstruction surgery do return to some form of sport, but only 55 percent will return to competitive level sports.
Healthcare professionals and fitness junkies were left wanting to see more after the launch of the Apple Watch
Get the facts on what really impacts your health and fitness routine.
The first runners will push off the starting line for the 2014 Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Philadelphia at 8:00 a.m. on September 21, 2014. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, videos and more.
Restricting blood flow to your muscles during intense exercise might sound like a death wish, but research has shown the benefits of this training trend.
While many women demonstrated their liberation in the 1970s by burning their bras, in my opinion they should have thrown their suck-the-life-out-of-you girdles into the flames, too.
These simple, gentle exercises were created specifically for people who haven’t ever exercised — or who haven’t done anything physical for a long time, but are ready to get moving.
Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say
Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say
Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago
Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find
Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say
Burn calories and minimize boredom
Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say
Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible
Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows
Relax, and sit up straight
Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study
Offer toys that spur exercise
When using power tools, wear long pants and goggles
When Melissa Gemelli was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in September of 1998, she was just six months away from her wedding. Just when she was about to start a new chapter in her life, she was forced to face a future filled with uncertainty. MS is an autoimmune disease that damages your central nervous system affecting how the brain communicates with the body. Common symptoms are pain, fatigue, numbness or tingling in face or body and muscle weakness.
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...
We've got a running problem in the city of Philadelphia, and I have an idea how to fix it.
In lieu of Better Breakfast Month this September, I’ve compiled five healthy swaps for the following breakfast categories.