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Strengthen your pelvic floor—and your core—with these exercises

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Treating the heart, helping the brain

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Looking for an easy health boost? Load up on protein!

A diet rich in amino acids—the building blocks of proteins—could drastically improve your heart health. According to a new study out of the University of...
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