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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stand Up For Your Health

Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.

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4 Do's and 4 Don'ts of Exercising With Psoriatic Arthritis

Movement can help ease psoriatic arthritis symptoms—if you follow these guidelines.

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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.

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!

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10 Ways to be a #BreastCancerThriver When You Have MBC

Many with metastatic breast cancer will never get to "ring the bell" at their oncologist's office, signifying the end of treatment. But that's not stopping these thrivers from living their best lives!

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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.

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Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.