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The Real Reasons You’re Tired All the Time and What To Do About It

Feeling sluggish, overwhelmed and constantly in need of a caffeine fix? Find out how to fix what’s burning you out Energy stealer: a low-grade sinus infection Sinus infections that just won’t quit are the most common chronic health problem in the U.S. — and struggling with one triples your risk of fatigue, say researchers at … Continue reading

Meet the Active Couch Potato

Can someone exercise and still be a couch potato? That peculiarly modern question motivated a new study from Finland in which a group of healthy, physically active volunteers donned special shorts that measure muscular activity in the legs. The volunteers then went about their daily lives. All were diligent exercisers. Some ran. Others lifted weights or played … Continue reading

The Fittest States in America

For a look at the fittest states in the nation, WebMD dipped into the CDC’s 2009 Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The BRFSS tracks how many adults met physical activity guidelines, among other things. You can also check out the fattest states in America. 1. Alaska – Alaska lives up to its image as a haven … Continue reading