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    How to get the most out of your brisk stroll

    Getting the most out of a springtime stroll
    04/17/2015 01:05 PM EDT
    Warmer weather is the perfect thing to cure a case of cabin fever and get some fresh air. 
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    Ask Dr. K: Foot neuropathy not 'major' problem, but sure can hurt
    04/17/2015 01:03 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I have neuropathy pain in my feet. What can I do to relieve it? Full Story

    Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get high marks for effectiveness
    04/10/2015 12:23 PM EDT - CHICAGO >> Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Advance directives let you be in charge
    04/10/2015 12:21 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> What are a living will and a health-care power of attorney? Full Story

    Heart disease risks may be linked to short people's genes
    04/10/2015 12:21 PM EDT - Short people have more risk for heart disease, and now researchers may know why: Genes that govern height also seem to affect cholesterol, especially in men. Full Story

    Study busts 'Apple a day' myth
    04/06/2015 08:32 AM EDT - CHICAGO — An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Malaria rare in the U.S. and treatable
    04/03/2015 11:57 AM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I am traveling abroad in a few weeks. My travel clinic has prescribed antimalarial medication. Full Story

    Options for cutting back on alcohol consumption
    03/30/2015 10:35 AM EDT - People who drink too much and want to cut back, but don't consider themselves alcoholics, may feel they have few options that don't involve 12-step meetings and abstinence, but that's not the case. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Habits help with weight-loss goal
    03/27/2015 05:51 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> One popular book claims that there are "7 habits of highly effective people. Full Story

    Study: Breast tissue biopsy mistakes made
    03/20/2015 02:35 PM EDT - CHICAGO >> Here's another reason for getting a second medical opinion: Biopsy specialists frequently misdiagnose breast tissue, potentially leading to too-aggressive treatment for some women and under-treatment for others, a study suggests. Full Story

    NC man's obituary urges readers to reject Hillary Clinton

    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. Full Story