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What You Need to Know About Exercising After Bladder Cancer Treatment

Research shows that patients who complete exercise programs after surgery for bladder cancer enjoy better outcomes than those who don’t. So what exercises can you do? A physical therapist, oncologist, and urologist give suggestions.

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Staying Fit During Chemo: A New Reason to Get Active With Cancer

Dealing with cancer can cause your mood to plummet. And when your body is already pumped with cancer drugs, you may want an alternative to popping a pill to get through the anxiety and depression—especially if you’re older.

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A Beauty Queen Fights Heart Failure

Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.

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Got Period Pain? This Healthy Habit May Help

Even though your cramps may make you want to curl into a ball and stay far, far away from jogging shoes, this new study recommends you lace up and get moving.

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Why It’s Smart to Stay Active When You Have OCD

Exercise and even gentle yoga can help you better manage symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. And you don’t need to become a gym rat to benefit.

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10 Ways to Stay Athletic with Psoriatic Arthritis

A former college athlete shares the expert advice she followed to stay in the game, despite her psoriatic arthritis flare ups.

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How Many Steps Should You Walk Each Day?

10,000 may not be the magic number after all, according to new research.

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This Triathlete is Living with Heart Failure

Doctors aren't exactly sure what caused his heart to weaken, but a lack of answers has done little to slow him down. Learn the lessons that can come from living with heart failure.

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How to Stay Active While Protecting Your Joints

A physical therapist shares his best advice for exercising and staying active with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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The Magic of 20 Minutes of Exercise

We’ve got some especially good news if you’re stuck in a chair all day for work (or if you just really, really like TV).