Danger-proof your walking routine

Now that spring is here, you may be going back outside to walk. But don’t take your walking routine lightly. While walking is a simple and effective exercise, it can put you at risk for falls and other injuries. As ...

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Why am I gaining weight?

  Q. I have gained 10 pounds this year. I am 52, healthy, and am eating the same foods I have always eaten. Why am I gaining weight now? A. A lot of patients come to me with the same ...

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3 trends worth tapping into

The word “trendy” has come to refer to a fad or fashion that may have little lasting value, so it can be a turn-off, especially when applied to health practices. But trends can also have lasting health benefits—for example, the ...

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A workout for your brain

Fear of losing your memory and thinking skills is one of the greatest concerns of getting older. Maybe that’s behind the increasing number of clinics offering brain fitness programs. “Brain training” isn’t a typical exercise program; it incorporates a number ...

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