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How to Handle Running-Related Knee Pain

First, stop running and work to relieve muscle tightness.<p><i>I’m training to improve my 10K time, and last week during my long run I started to feel knee pain. Do you have any tips? Should I rest or run?</i> <i>—Rick</i><p>You’re wise to be mindful of your knee pain, Rick. In many cases, catching it early and making …

Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

As countries modernize around the world, they're increasingly being hit with one of the curses of wealth: cancer.<p>There are about 14 million new cancer cases globally each year, the World Health Organization reported Monday. And the trend is only getting worse.<p>The global burden of cancer will grow …

NHS medical records to be stored in regional data centres

Confidential patient information is to be housed in a network of regional centres across the country, in a proposal that critics say amounts to an attempt to reintroduce the national database of medical records that was abandoned earlier this year.<p>Harvested from GP and hospital records, medical …

The Best Youtube Channels You Can Work Out to Right Now

It’s cold. The gym is crowded. Might as well stay home and watch videos...<i>workout</i> videos. Here are some of our favorite ways to get fit with …

$199 Fitbit Blaze goes after Apple Watch crowd

LAS VEGAS—The latest device from popular fitness company Fitbit, the $199 Fitbit Blaze is basically a cross between the Apple Watch and Fitbit Surge.<p>The Blaze boasts basic smartwatch features like push notifications and calendar alerts, a colorful touch screen, and swappable leather and stainless …

Fitness fads that should fade in 2016

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>Reporter covering the economics of education<p>Email Bio Follow<p>As we start the new year, it might be a good time to leave a few fitness trends, and even some staples, behind.<p>Some gadgets or workouts have been overtaken by trends that have emerged over …

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.<p>We've put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!

Can exercise keep prostate cancer at bay?

<b>UK researchers are carrying out a trial to see if exercise therapy can help men with prostate cancer.</b><p>The Sheffield Hallam University team, backed by Cancer Research UK, have a hunch that physical activity can help the body stop tumours from spreading.<p>They are asking 50 men with prostate cancer that …