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  • Learn how to incorporate classic ballet moves into a fitness routine to improve posture, muscle tone and flexibility. More …

  • Everyone experiences pain now and again, but chronic pain can have a significant impact on your ability to engage with and enjoy life. More …

  • Most every family struggles during cold and flu season. Understanding the difference between the cold and flu, and knowing what you can do to help prevent sickness can make for a much healthier—and happier—household. More …

  • You already know that being overweight increases your risk for heart disease and other health issues. But current research shows that where you carry the extra weight is even more important than the numbers on the scale. More …

  • Overindulging a sweet tooth can result in serious health risks, including diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Learn how to recognize some surprising sugar sources and how to reduce sugar intake. More …

  • If losing weight and getting in shape are your goals for the new year, you are certainly not alone. But, don’t waste your time, energy and money on “magic” solutions that promise fast, easy results. Instead, commit yourself to the weight loss strategies that are proven to work. More …

  • When the weather turns colder, sipping steaming hot soups and stews can keep you warm and toasty. Soups not only take the bite out of a frosty night, they’re also a fuss-free way to get dinner on the table fast. More …

  • Smoking raises blood pressure and heart rates, and can also cause chest pain, irregular heartbeat, heart attack and stroke. But most of this damage is reversible. More …

  • Is this happening to you? You have no trouble falling asleep at bedtime, but come 1 a.m. or so, you’re wide awake again, staring at the clock. It’s called middle-of-the-night insomnia, and it’s frustrating. Interestingly, according to Philip Cheng, More …

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