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Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Exercises for All Levels of RA

More and more it seems like people who live with RA are sharing snaps from their 5k run, or cycling class. But how, when others can barely get out of bed? There’s an exercise for all levels of RA – no matter how long you have or haven’t lived with the condition.

By Cathy Kramer

How Much Do You Know About Gout And Exercise?

Before your next gym date, swim session, or neighborhood walk, here’s what you need to know about your gout (hyperuricemia) and exercise. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Our update is from gout expert James O’Dell, M.D., vice ...

By Stephanie Stephens

Putting Off Exercise Due to Your Fibromyalgia? 10 Recovery Tips

Yes, fibromyalgia can intensify post-workout pain. Here’s how to prevent and manage soreness so you can keep after your strength and flexibility goals.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Exercising With Acid Reflux: What You Should Know

Learn which exercises are best and other tips to help prevent reflux from worsening.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

9 Tips for Exercising With Acid Reflux

Living with acid reflux brings a whole new meaning to “feel the burn.” Here’s how to exercise without exacerbating symptoms.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Do You Suffer from Chondromalacia Patella?

If you have a dull ache in the front of your knee and you’re a runner, walker or stair-climber, you may be suffering from chondromalacia patella. Here’s how to get rid of that pain.

By Jeffrey Heit, M.D.

Climbing Your Mountain With Breast Cancer

Even after her breast cancer diagnosis, Lesley was determined to stay active, and experts believe exercise can have physical and psychological benefits.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens