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Tips for choosing a fitness activity
Although the options seem endless, finding an exercise program that you can stick with can be challenging. When choosing a fitness activity, keeping a few factors in mind can help you develop a routine that works.

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Women undergoing mastectomy to prevent or treat cancer have the option of having breast reconstruction surgery. This is a plastic surgery procedure that restores the shape and appearance of the breast.

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A Question of Health

This month's topic: Tips for older adults and people with health issues who want to start an exercise program
Adopting a healthier lifestyle and getting more fit is a great goal for anyone, including older adults and people with health issues. However, it’s recommended for some individuals to get clearance from their doctor before starting an exercise program.

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Study links high-rise living to lower survival rates for cardiac arrest
The sweeping views that come with living on the upper floors of a high-rise building may come with an unexpected risk: lower likelihood of surviving a cardiac arrest...

Canadian study finds home birth no riskier than hospital birth
Home birth with a midwife is no riskier than a hospital birth for low-risk births, new research has found...

Study finds wrist fractures may predict higher risk for more serious future fractures
For postmenopausal women, a wrist fracture may predict higher risk of more serious fractures in the future, a new study found.

Study links low vitamin D levels in older adults to cognitive decline
Older adults with low levels of vitamin D experience faster cognitive decline, a new study found.

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