All the info you need on various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, and allergies. Plus, how to fight colds and flu.


Are You at Risk for Prediabetes?

Ninety percent of people who have prediabetes—including fit women like you—don’t even know it. Here, how to tell if you’re at risk and the simple steps you can take to turn your odds around.


"Cancer Couldn't Stop Us From Running"

The Dente family was the picture of health. Liz, 49, and Tom, 48, and their two kids were always on the go—running, biking and playing outside together.


6 Surprising Effects of Obesity

A new study finds that obesity increases your risk of Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and more. Let’s take a look at some other shocking effects of the epidemic.


3 Things Every Woman Should Know About Lung Cancer

FITNESS recently chatted with country star Kellie Pickler about a cause she says is near and dear to her heart: lung cancer.


Vape: 3 Things You Should Know About E-Cigs

Those cool-looking electronic cigarettes you’re seeing everywhere are a healthier alternative to the real thing—right? Don’t be so sure.


10 Things You're Not Doing with Coconut Oil, But Should

Lena Dunham said it best: “Coconut oil seems to do literally everything.


The Lifesaving Screening 10 Percent of Women Aren't Getting

If you haven’t had this test in the last five years, it’s time to make a doctor’s appointment ASAP.


Drink This to Slash Your Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer death among women. But a new study finds a simple ritual may reduce your risk—and there’s a good chance you’re already doing it.


Christina Applegate Wants You to Keep Talking About Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness month may officially be over, but that doesn’t mean the conversation needs to end, too.


Breast Cancer Awareness Beauty Goods That Give Back

To celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month, we sifted through the sea of pink beauty loot that came across our desks and picked products and gear guaranteed to make you look good and feel eve


The Flu Shot Benefit You Haven't Heard Of

The same vaccine that protects you from the flu can help prevent another major health problem. Here’s the science.


Workout Gear That Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness month means spreading the word about breast health and encouraging every woman to get checked regularly.


5 Ways to Put Allergies Behind You

Stop the sniffles and sneezing once and for all.


Toots, Poops and Other Oops

Has your stomach hit a sour note? Here, smart solutions to the symphony of gut issues that torment even healthy, fit women.


Are You Too Healthy for Your Own Good?

You work out and eat right to get or stay in shape, but there’s a fine line between being disciplined and letting your commitment turn compulsive.


Private Matters: Solutions to Common Gyno Problems

Some things you would rather not bring up to your gyno. We hear you. So in the name of, ahem, research, we got the 411 on pain, leakage and other surprisingly common problems.


Salt Shake-Up: Why Sodium Is Good for You

No need to sweat about sodium if you’re healthy and fit. Here’s why you should take all that expert advice about cutting back your intake with, well, a grain of salt.

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