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Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
 
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
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Drug Combo Works on RA

Promptly treating moderate or severe rheumatoid arthritis with a combination of drugs may help prevent work disability in people in the early stages of the condition, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Using two medications -- such as methotrexate and sulfasalazine -- instead of one slowed the progression of joint damage during the first two years, one study found.