To Your Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women—here’s how to minimize your risk By Leslie Pepper As an entrepreneur, Yewande Austin, 46, was accustomed to a hectic schedule. Days as long as 16 to 18 hours didn’t faze her, and she only added to that...

Eight tips for eating healthy and keeping fit on a business trip By Carmen Cusido Challenges to healthy living crop up everywhere on business trips: from fast-food options at the airport to lackluster gyms at hotels. But there are tactics frequent travelers can use to keep up...

Making strides for better health By Linda Childers If you’re hoping to lose weight or improve your health, don’t be surprised if your doctor says forget CrossFit or even jogging—instead, lace up your tennis shoes and go for a walk. Sure, we’ve all heard about the myriad benefits...

Some of the rules of exercising need a serious update By Antonia Rodriguez The goal is simple: Exercise regularly to stay healthy. The US government’s Physical Activity Guidelines state, “When adults do the equivalent of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week, the benefits are substantial. These...

by Katherine Griffin Kelsey Minarik turned a scary blood clot into a business opportunity. Eight years ago, Minarik was flying cross-country to celebrate her 21st birthday in New York when one of her legs swelled up. It was a deep vein thrombosis, a type of blood clot...

Negative thoughts dragging you down? Here’s how you can regain control. By Anna Marrian Many of us fall into the trap of negative thinking. These thoughts flit through our brain, including in the workplace. “My boss doesn’t like my work,” or “I should have spoken up in the...

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