Exercise

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Too Much Of A Good Thing? Extreme Performance Athletes May Be At Risk For Cardiac Arrhythmias

You probably know that regular, moderate exercise can result in many health benefits. But you may be surprised to learn that prolonged, intensive endurance exercise on an Olympian scale can actually damage your heart.

01/04/2013

Gym, Treadmill, Jogging

How To Be Healthy In The New Year

Most New Year’s resolutions center around two things, health and wealth!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/01/2013

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Local Doctor Says Two Food Additives Can Ruin Diet

Renowned biochemist, Dr. Barbara Corkey of the Boston University School of Medicine, is trying to get to the bottom of what makes people put on weight.

05/09/2012

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Many Common Prescription Drugs Can Cause Weight Gain

Prescription medications are meant to make us feel better, but many have a side effect that isn’t that well known. They can cause weight gain.

04/17/2012

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Study: Looking To Lose Weight? Stick To The Basics

Obese Americans can still lose weight the old-fashioned way, according researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

04/10/2012

New York City is nicknamed "The Big Apple." (Photo credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Off Our Rockers’ Program Promotes Health In Gardner Schools

It focuses on fitness and nutrition for students in kindergarten through third grade.

03/21/2012

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Indoor Rock Climbing with MetroRock Rock Climbing Center

Here’s a guide to MetroRock Rock Climbing Center in Everett — for anyone looking to try out the increasingly popular sport.

CBS Boston–02/11/2012

Sit Ups, Gym

New Year’s Resolutions: Get Fit

Did you wake up on New Year’s Day and realize that you will never belong to one of those polar bear clubs where they go swimming in January?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/20/2012

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Can New Year’s Resolutions Reverse Damage Of Bad Habits?

Some New Year’s resolutions can change your life for the better.

01/06/2012

Studies: 15 Minutes Of Daily Exercise Can Extend Your Life

Don’t despair if you can’t fit in the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Growing evidence suggests that even half that much can help.

08/16/2011

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