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California is reserving 40% of COVID-19 vaccine for the neediest. Who...

California is embarking on a radically different strategy in its strategy to vaccinate the state — placing a new focus on getting shots into the arms of the neediest of Californians, who have suffered the most in the pandemic.

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication

By making these 10 lifestyle changes, you can lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease.

Betty Lin-Fisher: 10 things from COVID-19 life that might stick around

A year ago, our lives as we knew it completely changed. We had never heard of COVID-19 or coronavirus, or if we did, the information was trickling in.

Local health officials are optimistic about COVID. Here’s why.

A streak of good news over the past week about COVID-19 vaccines has local health officials feeling optimistic about achieving widespread immunity this summer.

Doctors, personal trainers share the safe way to return to exercise...

PHILADELPHIA – When Peter Gard began working out again after a mild case of COVID-19 last August, he noticed some occasional mild tightness in his chest.

Ask the Pediatrician: Is it safe to travel over spring break...

After being cooped up for months, my family would like to take a trip for spring break. Is it safe?

To caffeinate or not to caffeinate? That’s the pre-workout supplement question.

Working out is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular physical activity can reduce your risk of depression and anxiety, help you sleep better, manage or maintain your weight and lower your risk of developing certain cancers like bladder, breast, kidney and lung.

Editorial: Welcome medicine: Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine could make vaccinations much...

This weekend marked another step in defeating COVID-19 as the FDA approved Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine, giving America 100 million additional doses by this summer, another wonderful life-saving weapon against the deadly virus. Coming a day after President Joe Biden celebrated the 50 millionth shot jabbed in an arm, victory seems near.

Here’s what side effects to expect from COVID-19 vaccine

As a growing number of Ohioans gain access to COVID-19 vaccines, mild side effects are common with the vaccines on the market, in particular with the second dose, and some people may need to take a day off work following vaccination.

Faye Flam: Stop worrying about extremely unlikely COVID risks

The USDA has now announced that there’s “no credible evidence” that people can get COVID-19 from touching packages in the grocery store. At first blush, this sounds like a breakthrough — but there was no evidence of this in the spring of 2020 either.

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.