Sports and Fitness

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Swing for the Fences

Cooper Way has loved baseball since he first picked up a bat at age 6. As a catcher for his high school team, his skills

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The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended These Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage while on the court.
You might not think of basketball as a dangerous game,

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6 Top Low-Impact Sports for Summer Fun

Summer offers endless opportunities to get fit — all while enjoying the great outdoors. Read on for our top picks.
Warm temps, bright sunlight and longer

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6 Reasons Why Team Sports Are Good for Your Health

It feels good to be part of a team. Now, researchers have found that it’s also a boost to your overall health and well-being.
Team sports

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7 Easy Ways to Squeeze Fitness Into Your Day

You have a job and a household to keep on track. You’re running around everywhere — except to the gym. Here’s how to find time

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Do Concussions Increase the Risk of Stroke or Brain Cancer?

Whether from a minor car accident to a game of flag football, concussions are surprising common.
Concussions occur whenever the brain moves or shifts within the

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The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing

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How Exercise Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover

Exercise may be the last thing on a survivor’s mind, but physical activity can actually play an important role in healing.
Doctors aren’t sure why, but

Can Brain Activity and Exercise Delay Alzheimer’s Disease?

A new Alzheimer’s disease study examines how cognitive and physical activity can help brains stay healthy.
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