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Does Your Workout Need a Boost?

You don’t have to sprint like a racer in order to reap a lifetime of health benefits from aerobic exercise. However, you won’t gain significant health benefits unless you pick up the pace to at least a moderate intensity.

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It's No Trick: Halloween Treats Can Be Healthier

More than 60 percent of Americans celebrate Halloween. Tricks for making it a healthier holiday can benefit your children and those who come to your door.

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Look Out for These Common Eye Issues

Eye problems often hide in plain sight, damaging your delicate visual system before you notice any symptoms. Here are some common problems—and therapies to relieve them.

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    Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

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      Physical activity is healthy for your heart—even after you've had a heart attack or bypass surgery. It's important to start out slowly, under the supervision of cardiac rehab specialists. In this video, you'll learn what's involved in cardiac rehab and how it can benefit your health in the long term.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.

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