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The kegel muscle's main function is to support the abdomen, bladder and colon, and to help with urine and bowel movements.

Amber Rachelle was 26 when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which is aggressive and difficult to treat.

Researchers have discovered that relaxing in the hot bath burned 130 calories, roughly the same amount burned during a 30-minute walk.

Quick and easy tips to help you reach your fitness goals in the New Year.

Truvada, the first pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration that reduces the risk of infection in uninfected people who have sex with HIV-infected partners, isn’t being as widely used as it should be. This is in spite of studies that show the therapy is nearly 100 percent effective. “I see […]

Appetite for Change and youth from North Minneapolis, Minnesota, address food deserts and growing healthy food in their new viral video, "Grow Food."

If you’ve had a heart attack, been diagnosed with cancer or are hospitalized with sky-high blood sugar levels, you know you’re sick. But our bodies often whisper warning signs of bad health long before we need to race to the emergency room with a life-threatening illness. If we ignore those whispers, our bodies start start […]

We can’t get out of the bed in the morning and it’s no surprise why. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60 percent of us wake up feeling out of sorts and sluggish at least a few times each week. Are you among the groggy and grumpy when the alarm goes off each morning? Try […]

Multiple myeloma, a blood cancer related to leukemia and lymphoma, can’t be cured, although treatments that slow its spread do exist. Symptoms of the disease vary; for some people, there are no signs. When symptoms do occur, they include: Bone pain, especially in the spine or chest Confusion or mental fogginess Constipation Excessive thirst Fatigue […]

This form of cancer poses the highest risk to women and it’s on the rise Though breast cancer has a bright pink ribbon and gets a lot of media attention, it isn’t the leading cause of cancer deaths among American women. The cancer that holds that honor is lung cancer. In fact, lung cancer causes […]

Here’s the rub for runners: About half of you will get injured with five of the most common injuries—Achilles tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, runner’s knee and shin splints. But you can avoid these injuries by choosing the right shoes, doing the right preparation and listening to your body. Run pain free with these […]

Twelve percent of Americans sleep naked, says a recent National Sleep Foundation poll. Another study of 3,700 Americans found only 8 percent slept in the buff. Whichever study is correct, they both point to one thing: Few of us are getting naked to get our Zzzs. Pity. Shedding your clothes before you slide between the […]