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Educational program for preschoolers successful in instilling heart healthy behaviors

Educational program for preschoolers successful in instilling heart healthy behaviors

Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior

Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior

Survey: Half of all American workplaces offer health and wellness programs

Survey: Half of all American workplaces offer health and wellness programs

New pediatric blood pressure guidelines can better predict kids at higher risk of heart disease

New pediatric blood pressure guidelines can better predict kids at higher risk of heart disease

Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging

Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging

Morning exercise may burn more calories

Morning exercise may burn more calories

New study calls healthiness of eggs into question

New study calls healthiness of eggs into question

New Virtual Reality Therapy game could offer relief for patients with chronic pain, mobility issues

New Virtual Reality Therapy game could offer relief for patients with chronic pain, mobility issues

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Framingham Heart Study receives $38 million for the next six years

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

BLF survey: Thousands with serious breathlessness may not be getting vital medical care

BLF survey: Thousands with serious breathlessness may not be getting vital medical care

Chronic diseases unconsciously limit mobility of older people

Chronic diseases unconsciously limit mobility of older people

Study: Online diet goal-setting helped pregnant women achieve healthy weight gain

Study: Online diet goal-setting helped pregnant women achieve healthy weight gain

Physical activity starts to decline as early as age seven

Physical activity starts to decline as early as age seven

Sleeping pill use may indicate future need for greater hypertension treatment

Sleeping pill use may indicate future need for greater hypertension treatment

Medicare costs tend to be lower in counties with more forests and shrublands, study finds

Medicare costs tend to be lower in counties with more forests and shrublands, study finds

Researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link

Researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link

Study: Just an hour of weekly walking reduces risk of disability in older adults

Study: Just an hour of weekly walking reduces risk of disability in older adults

Physical activity more critical to maintain weight loss than diet, study reveals

Physical activity more critical to maintain weight loss than diet, study reveals

Poor lung function in individuals of shorter stature linked to higher heart disease risk

Poor lung function in individuals of shorter stature linked to higher heart disease risk