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Exercise Benefits

World Diabetes Day, November 14: Take 14 Minutes to See the Power of Exercise

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Here's one of the biggest secrets for controlling blood sugar if you have diabetes: Just 14 minutes of activity lowers blood sugar. Don't take it from...

How Physical Exercise Promotes Brain Health

Myles Spar, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Myles Spar, M.D.

Evidence is mounting that physical exercise is good for the brain as well as the body.

Is Your Desk Job Bad For Your Health?

Health.com | Anne Harding | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sharon Gavin used to spend all day on her feet. Now she has a full-time desk job -- and the transition has been a painful one. In 2002, after 12 ye...

Want Increased Longevity? Spring Into Shape With Smart Exercise

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

With the recent LA Marathon just over, you may have become inspired to put on your running shoes and get out for a run. And now that spring is here, it is a good time to get off the couch.