How Does Exercise Affect Osteoarthritis?

If you’re bothered by osteoarthritis, you might be concerned by the effects of exercise on your condition. With pain in your knee joints, for example, just the thought of the added stress from exercise could be enough to keep you on the couch. But

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Which Came First, the Happy Person or the Active Person?

Looking for a little extra happiness? Move. No, we’re not talking about packing your house into a U-Haul and heading for the coast. All you really need to do is get out of your chair and take a stroll around the office. That’s the conclusion d

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Short Bursts of Exercise Can Add up to Better Health

We should all be familiar by now with the government’s official Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which recommend that for substantial health benefits, adults should get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (or at least 75 m

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Is It Time to Take the Ice out of RICE?

You’ve probably heard of RICE — not the food, but the acronym for a common treatment protocol: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. If you’ve ever had an athletic injury or even just sore muscles, someone has probably given you that advice.

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