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12 Ways to Breathe Easier Every Day With COPD

Catch your breath faster with these COPD-approved tips.

By Judy Koutsky
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Ready, Set, Go! How to Keep Kids With MS Active

Don’t let a multiple sclerosis diagnosis sideline your kid from sports and play. Give them—and their cardiovascular and muscular systems—a boost with these fitness tips.

By Sheila M. Eldred
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11 Best Tips for Healthy Breasts

Boobs: They come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and variations. But this universal wisdom will keep anyone’s feeling good—and help lower your risk of breast cancer.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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9 Proven Ways Exercise Can Help Manage MS

Staying active can start a positive-feedback loop: Fewer symptoms of multiple sclerosis mean more opportunity to do all the things you love to do.

By K. Aleisha Fetters
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12 Ways to Get Relief From Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Medication isn’t the only way to soothe psoriatic arthritis soreness. Here, experts offer their best tips to relieve pain and live better every day.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
Verena Frydberg

11 Exercises for People with SPMS

This plan was developed specifically for people with secondary progressive MS (our fitness model Verena, included!), and each move can be done while sitting in a chair or wheelchair. No gym required!

By Kristen Domonell, M.S., RYT
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10 Best Strength Exercises for MS

Ready to work it?! Adding a few strength-training moves to your daily routine gives you a powerful way to help manage the physical symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

By K. Aleisha Fetters
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A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way With Diabetes Remission

Whew! Turns out, you probably don’t have to lose a bajillion pounds to successfully manage your type 2 diabetes.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Crazy Simple Ways to Prevent Cancer

No big life overhauls here. You can lower your cancer risk with just a few easy strategies.

By Sunny Sea Gold
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A Letter to My Just-Diagnosed-With-MS Self

One writer reflects on the biggest lessons he learned from being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age.

By Dan Digmann