A poll shows a lack of social interaction or companionship is more common among those with health issues, but neighbors, healthy habits and technology may help.
“Prehabilitation” for at-risk patients linked to lower length of stay and total costs by encouraging walking, breathing exercises, nutrition, reducing tobacco and stress.
A new position statement issued by a global expert panel, and supported by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, highlights the importance of resistance training for older adults to empower healthy aging.
Researchers are investigating whether physical activity has beneficial effects on age-related declines in cognitive function.
Cultural pressure surrounding hair is so powerful that some African-American adolescents say they avoid sweating because it could mess up their tresses.