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Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Health Hazards of Sitting All Day
Whether it’s at the office, in the car or on the sofa, more Americans are sitting for significant periods of the day. Unfortunately, a sedentary habits can have consequences.
America's Unhealthiest Cities
Gallup-Healthways Well-Being rates U.S. metropolitan areas for overall well-being, diabetes, obesity, frequency of exercise, and produce consumption from 2010 - 2012.
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
Daily Habits for a Healthy Heart
Heart-related illnesses are some of the most dangerous and prevelant health issues in America. Here's a list of habits to help maintain a health heart.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Heart Devices Affect Life Quality for Kids
Adults with implanted heart rhythm devices commonly experience lower quality of life. But when it comes to children, little is known about how it impacts life quality.
Mapping Key to Arrhythmia Treatment for Kids
A small study that examined a procedure to produce three-dimensional maps of children's hearts could mark a step forward in repairing heart rhythm disorders in young patients.
Asthma Meds Tied to Heart Arrhythmias
A type of inhaled asthma medication appears to slightly increase the risk that children or young adults will develop a potentially deadly heart arrhythmia.