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More young adults in the US are dying from heart failure, study finds

Sam Edwards | Caiaimage | Getty Images After more than a decade of declines in heart failure-related deaths in the United States, more Americans are now dying from the condition as the obesity and diabetes epidemics rage on, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine. The increase in heart failure deaths was especially high… Read More »

Spring training: Moving from couch to 5K

Need a little motivation and structure to ramp up your walking routine this spring? Want to wake up your workouts? Consider trying a couch-to-5K program. What is a couch-to-5K program? These free or low-cost coaching plans are designed to help would-be runners train for a 5-kilometer race, which is about 3.1 miles. The programs are… Read More »