Are We Overselling The Sunshine Vitamin?

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A recent report found that 85 percent of people who see doctors regularly have undiagnosed and uncontrolled high blood pressure. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Hypertension: A Growing But Often Hidden Problem

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Mississippi Slims Down, Starting At The Top

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For athletes and nonathletes alike, stretching to keep muscles limber may help prevent cramping later in life. Ian Stewart/AP hide caption

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Warding Off Muscle Cramps As We Age

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Pugil stick training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., is part of the Army's overhauled basic training program. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

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New Basic Training Hardens 'Softer Generation'

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Scientists are working to understand what hormonal and physiological cues in the body lead the brain to respond to food emotionally. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Rational Or Emotional? Your Brain On Food

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As we age, our muscles deteriorate, and they don't repair as quickly as they used to. But the good news is that exercise and weightlifting can still make muscles stronger. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Why We Gain Weight As We Age

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Fashion Week's Latest Trend? Plus-Size Models

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Experts: 'Gene Doping' To Be Next Sports Scandal

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Bob Karch is the chairman and a professor in the Department of Health and Fitness at American University. Here, he helps cross-country champion Steve Hallinan check his heart rate while cross-training on the bike. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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How Revving Up Your Heart Rate, Even A Bit, Pays Off

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A barefooted runner takes to the streets. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Study: Humans Were Born To Run Barefoot

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Americans Long Way From Running Barefoot

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Study: We Need More Than Wii Workouts

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