Marathon race lotteries: Are the odds going to be in your favor this season?

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Making or not making it through a race lottery is almost akin to running the race.

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After a heart attack, well-managed exercise is key to rehabilitation

After a heart attack, well-managed exercise is key to rehabilitation

Experts say assess your health status, start slow, keep going — and, if you can, work out with friends.

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Oh, my aching wallet: MRI instead of physical therapy for low back pain leads to $4,793 higher price

Oh, my aching wallet: MRI instead of physical therapy for low back pain leads to $4,793 higher price

Patients sent for imaging tests also have more surgery and injections and end up seeing more specialists.

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Successful liftoff launches NASA’s planned longest-ever manned mission

Successful liftoff launches NASA’s planned longest-ever manned mission

Friday’s launch went off without a hitch.

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Should you buy lean or regular ground meat?

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Yes, beef jerky can be healthful and easy to make

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Marathon race lotteries: Are the odds going to be in your favor this season?

Marathon race lotteries: Are the odds going to be in your favor this season?

Making or not making it through a race lottery is almost akin to running the race.

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Personal training for seniors doesn’t just mean an easier routine

The exercises help promote functional strength and stability.

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Do you know your egg terminology?

Take this list to the grocery store.

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Clearing up a little confusion on coffee

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How exercising can build strong bones

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Is technology spoiling your workout?

Skip getting Apple’s new Watch. I ditched my gadgets — and you can, too.

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Fast food doesn’t have to be a diet killer

Most restaurants have some healthful options — you just have to make the right choices.

Is raw food better for you?

Is raw food better for you?

Though winter’s chill heightens the appeal of hot food, consider the pros and cons of leaving it uncooked.

Ideas to please vegetable lovers

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Healthful eating tips from Ellie Krieger.

How to talk to your daughter about fat

How to talk to your daughter about fat

It’s become a bad word in our country, but we need to teach our girls that there are good kinds, too.

After a heart attack, well-managed exercise is key to rehabilitation

After a heart attack, well-managed exercise is key to rehabilitation

Experts say assess your health status, start slow, keep going — and, if you can, work out with friends.