Doctor's Orders: Prescribe Exercise To Patients, Make Physical Activity A Vital Sign
"Physical activity has been show to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, certain cancers, osteoporosis, cognitive decline, [hypertension and obesity] even depression, at minimal cost and with virtually no side effects," says Dr. JoAnn Manson.
Why To Exercise (During Pregnancy) Today: Ob-Gyns Say It’s Best Time To Boost Health
Now, the influential professional group of U.S. obstetricians and gynecologists is saying it even more forcefully: If you're pregnant and facing no complications, you really should exercise -- it's the ideal time to improve your health, including your weight.
My Body, My Life: How A Kidney Transplant Got Me Back On The Dance Floor
Most people with polycystic kidney disease, a chronic kidney disorder where clusters of cysts develop primarily within the kidneys, get the disease between their 50's and 60's. I was on the verge of kidney failure at 44 years of age.
Why To Exercise Today: To Beat Back The Toxic Stress Of Life
Wouldn't it be great to take little pill for combatting stress; something that allowed you to just laugh at all the bad drivers in Boston rather than screaming obscenities and giving everyone the finger? Apparently there's something even better: exercise.