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Fitness in midlife
People with poor physical fitness in their 40s have lower brain volumes by the time they hit 60.
Read more about midlife fitness
Using a pedometer to count steps is an easy and accessible way to accurately measure physical activity than self-reporting.
Read more about pedometer use
New AFib guidelines
could widely expand
blood thinner use
Analysis: Nearly all women and people over 65 with atrial fibrillation are advised to take blood thinners under new AHA guidelines.
Read more about atrial fibrillation
Children being physically active with a friend may accomplish more than with a parent.
Read more about children and physical activity
Pizza, brownies really can be part of a healthy diet
As we start National Nutrition Month, chef/weight-loss coach Devin Alexander offers tips on how to build a healthy diet that still includes your favorite foods.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column
More children across the country are participating in federally-funded school breakfasts.
Read more about school breakfasts
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