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Updated at 11:02 AM

Throughout my life, I’ve always heard about the importance of getting a good night of sleep.Whenever I get a good of night sleep, I am happier and more productive in my daily activities.Quality sleep is only a part of living a healthy life. Diet and exercise are also two important facets.The amount of sleep a person needs, however, depends on their age.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the recommended amount of sleep per day is:

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 9:05 AM

The chest. Yes, our upper torso. They come in all shapes and sizes for both men and women.And yes, chest exercises are for both men and women.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:29 AM

It’s a vaccine — one that ideally is given to teenagers even before they become sexually active — that can prevent the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and cervical and other cancers. Yet, it’s a vaccine that many...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Clinical depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is not the same as temporary sadness or grief related to a life situation. It is pervasive, long term and interferes with your life.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:16 AM

Goodbye to those laid-back, endless summer days of over-indulgence, and no rhyme or reason for a schedule.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:11 AM

Ever since the jogging phenomenon in the 1970s there has been high participation in all kinds of running events. Men and women of all ages typically run within their own ability range, and race within their own age category. Friendly fun runs and...

Updated Aug 18, 2015 at 9:28 AM

Squats, squats, squats.

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 10:56 AM

With the new Granite Falls Manor just less than two months away from completion, members of the facility's Community Capital Campaign are looking to make a final push to hit the committee's $2 million fundraising goal.

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Q: My mom’s doctor recommended radiation therapy for her cancer. Is this safe?

Updated Aug 4, 2015 at 1:23 PM

Soft, doughy and exceedingly huggable, “dad bods” are not just an invented trend. A new Northwestern Medicine study supports the claim that men put on weight after fatherhood.

Updated Aug 4, 2015 at 9:41 AM

Depending on the equipment on hand, the possibilities for abdominal moves are endless. And then there are those times nothing is needed but you and your core. And truthfully, simple is usually the way to go.

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