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Can vaccinated people still spread COVID-19? How long does immunity last?...

Six times over the course of a year, some select COVID-19 vaccine recipients at the University of Pennsylvania are rolling up their sleeves for a different kind of needle: one that draws blood.

Double-masking can increase your protection. But not all masks should be...

PHILADELPHIA — Quicker and easier spreading variants of the coronavirus are making some wonder if they should upgrade their mask, or double up with ones they already own.

Type 2 diabetes drug shows promise against obesity, study suggests. But...

A new drug has been found to be so effective against obesity that it may help patients avoid consequences such as diabetes and hypertension, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week.

Success in weight loss begins with a step for Gaston man

The Gastonia resident went from weight 295 pounds to 212 in just more than a year after deciding to make some changes in his life.

How cholesterol affects your heart

Most people know that high cholesterol is bad for their heart, but few people really understand what cholesterol is. Dr. Claire Haga, a Mayo Clinic family physician, explains why it's so closely related to heart problems. She also discusses the power you have to control it.

A silent, sudden killer: Officials hope awareness may prevent some aortic...

It only took a minute for Chuck McMullens’ pain to go from annoying to catastrophic.

Cardiovascular disease the leading cause of death for Americans

ANDERSON — One in three deaths in American is caused by cardiovascular disease including heart disease and stroke, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Treatments have taken a back seat in the coronavirus fight, but...

AUSTIN, Texas — In the battle against coronavirus, preventative vaccines often occupy the main stage. All the while, however, experts continue to work on developing treatments to help those already sick with the virus.

‘Listen to your body,’ exercise to help prevent heart problems

While the coronavirus dominated headlines worldwide, people were still suffering and dying from a number of common chronic diseases, including heart disease.

Bay Area gym stays open to defy COVID-19 guidelines, gets hit...

From a passerby's point of view, California Ripped Fitness looks (mostly) plucked out of pre-pandemic times.

Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau goes into self-isolation while awaiting results of...

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in self-isolation and working from home while his wife awaits the results of a COVID-19 test.

Is it safe to go to the gym amid Coronavirus outbreak?

Going to the gym is supposed to be one of the healthiest things we can do for ourselves. But is that still the case during a viral pandemic?

Check out these hilarious workout memes

You know you need to do it but it still sucks. #Truth

Bicycles enjoyed a boom during the pandemic causing a shortage in...

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, young Danes took to the streets like their counterparts across the globe — protesting a political and societal system they believed was unjust, discriminatory and out of step with the times.

San Francisco gym owners furious after finding out government buildings have...

“For me, but not for thee,” appears to be the mantra in San Francisco, as gyms within government buildings have remained open while privately-owned establishments were forced to shutter over coronavirus concerns.