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  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gardening qualifies as an effective form of exercise. Besides creating a beautiful outdoor space, you can burn up to 300 calories in just 30-45 minutes of gardening. Check out these six ways to intensify your routine. More …

  • When it comes to heart disease, does taking an aspirin each day lower your risk? The answer is yes – and no. Research shows that aspirin reduces inflammation, prevents blood clots and lowers the risk of death among people suffering from a heart attack. But, while aspirin is generally safe for an occasional head ache or muscle strain, popping it daily comes with some serious risks, including internal bleeding. More …

  • People often make the mistake of thinking that if it’s a salad, it has to be healthy. The truth is that a salad can start out being very healthy and nutritious, but all the little added ingredients can sabotage your good intentions and ambush your waistline. More …

  • Summer celebrations often include barbequed meals that are loaded with high-fat, high-calorie foods. While these foods may be family favorites, they are not the best choices for health and well-being. More …

  • Everyone needs to be aware of heart disease and the signs of a heart attack, especially men. That’s because men remain much more likely than women to have heart attacks or to die from heart disease. More …

  • Michigan gives us the opportunity to do so many things on land and in the water. When the weather is mild, your gym can be right outside your door. More …

  • There are many benefits to drinking more water each day, but sometimes that’s not easy. Flavoring water with an infusion of fresh fruits and herbs is a delicious alternative to high-calorie, sugary or carbonated beverages. More …

  • Not all heart attacks begin with the dramatic and obvious warning signs we see on TV or in movies. This is especially true for women—and too often the signs are ignored. More …

  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is remarkably effective at silencing the frequent hot flashes, sleep disturbances and painful sex that can come with menopause. More …

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