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Are There Biomarkers for Long COVID?

By Michael Dregni

Yes, people with long COVID have specific biomarkers in their blood, according to a recent study in the journal Nature.

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PUMPING IRONY: There’s an App for That — or Is There?

By Craig Cox

Fitness trackers have long been promoted as effective tools for monitoring key health metrics, but seniors have mostly ignored them. Recent research explains why

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What Is Wrong With the Skin on My Feet?

By Mo Perry

Plantar warts, fungal infections, and thyroid dysfunction can all affect the skin on your feet. Here’s why.

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Why Are My Feet Swollen?

By Mo Perry

Edema is a common cause for swollen feet and ankles. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Why Are My Feet Numb and Tingly?

By Mo Perry

Peripheral neuropathy is a common cause for numbness and tingling in hands and feet. Here’s what you can do about it.

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What Causes Toe Pain?

By Mo Perry

Gout, bunions, and ingrown toenails are some common reasons your toe might hurt. Here’s what you can do to alleviate and prevent discomfort.

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PUMPING IRONY: Dr. Chatbot Will See You Now

By Craig Cox

Artificial intelligence is insinuating itself into our shaky healthcare system despite the warnings of experts who believe it may deliver more harm than help.

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12 Key Nutrients for Mood Support

By Chrystle Fiedler

According to nutritional psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, these are the most important nutrients for supporting your mental health.

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Why Are My Feet So Stiff?

By Mo Perry

Discover what contributes to stiff feet — and what you can do to alleviate discomfort.

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8 Ways to Support Your Mental Health With Food

By Chrystle Fiedler

There are no instant solutions to mental health challenges, but a few relatively easy dietary interventions can help stabilize and improve your mood over time.

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Expert Answers: Do You Need Sodium for Hydration?

By The Life Time Training Team

How this mineral is involved in the body’s hydration process.

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The Benefits of Going Barefoot

By Mo Perry

Here’s why some podiatrists recommend ditching your shoes or using minimalist footwear.

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Why Does My Heel Hurt and How Can I Ease the Pain?

By Mo Perry

Plantar fasciitis is a common culprit. Learn what you can do to alleviate discomfort.

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4 Ways That Nutrition Can Negatively Affect Our Mood

By Chrystle Fiedler

Building a solid nutritional foundation for mental health starts with recognizing how food may be contributing to low mood. These are some of the factors.

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What Is Hypotension?

By Craig Cox

Hypotension, or low blood pressure, may pose a risk to your health. Here are some signs your blood pressure is dangerously low.

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What Is Sound Healing?

By Courtney Helgoe

While we’re often inundated by noise, we might overlook the fact that sound can be therapeutic for the body and mind.

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PUMPING IRONY: Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Craig Cox

Recent research suggests that the “good” cholesterol that helps seniors prevent heart attacks and strokes may also raise their risk of developing dementia.

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Aspartame and Cancer Risk

By Jemima Cooke

Controversy continues to surround this artificial sweetener, which is sold under brand names like Equal and NutraSweet, and its possible link to liver cancer. Learn more.

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The Surprising Benefits of Laughter — and Tips to Find More of It

By Jessie Sholl

Laughter has surprising health benefits for your mood, your mind, and your body. Try these tips to make more space for it in your life.

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What Your Feet Are Trying to Tell You

By Mo Perry

Not only do your feet carry you from place to place, but they can provide early warning signs for diabetes, thyroid problems, and even heart disease. Here’s what your feet may be saying about your overall health.

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Brad Jones on Overcoming Setbacks and Thriving at Life Time

By Brad Jones

A 60day Challenge winner reflects on the whole-body health benefits he received when he began focusing on his fitness.

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