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A Rejuvenated Heart

Joe Timko figured he was just growing old, with a persistent heaviness in his chest that left him feeling sluggish. He didn’t realize he had atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder.

Sports Nutrition Supplements: Do They Work?

There’s no shortage of dietary supplements designed to enhance athletic and exercise performance. But which ones are proven to work?

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Spike in Enterovirus Cases in Children: What You Need to Know

The virus typically causes cold-like symptoms, but in rare cases is associated with a type of paralysis. Learn how to recognize the signs.

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Tips for Managing Neck and Back Pain

Low back and neck pain is often a result of strained muscles that support the spine. Learn about treatment, prevention and when to call a specialist.

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Alcohol After Exercise: Not a Good Mix

A cold beer may sound enticing after sweating through a workout or race event. But alcoholic beverages are not a healthy post-exercise drink.

A young girl and boy ready to race on an athletics track

Ready, Set, Safe Youth Running

For young athletes motivated to do so, adding a running routine to their training can be extremely beneficial. Here’s how to do it safely.

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How Women Can Boost Their Sexual Desire

It’s not unusual for women to experience a loss of sexual desire. Fortunately, many treatment options are available.

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True or False? Common Pregnancy Myths

Can you guess the sex of an unborn baby without an ultrasound? What about foods and drinks to consume or avoid? Some pregnancy "myths" can be written off as old wives tales, but others are sound advice. Here’s how to tell the difference.

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