20 easy ways to burn 100 calories

Posted: 11:30 AM EST Jan 23, 2014   Updated: 11:39 AM EST Jan 23, 2014

Need to work off extra calories? Check out Self magazine's list of easy ways to burn 100 calories.

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Need to work off that Thanksgiving dinner? Check out Self magazine's list of 20 easy ways to burn 100 calories.

Healthy Heart: Features

What to ask your doctor about heart disease

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During your next visit to the doctor, consider asking these questions to see if you could be at risk for heart disease.

Eat your way to a healthy heart

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A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

Workouts for parents, child to do together

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Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

5 hidden health risks for women

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Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

Various exercises can strengthen heart



Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.

Ways to lower your stress level



From time to time we all get stressed out. Try using some of these ideas to help lower your stress level.

Tips to lower your cholesterol

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Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

Is sex safe after heart attack?

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Experts say that people can have sex after their heart attacks. In fact, the more you exercise -- including having sex -- the better your odds.

How do foods get heart-check mark?



If you want to find foods that can help keep your heart healthy, a special insignia from the American Heart Association could help guide you at the grocery store.

Could you have an arrhythmia?

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A little skip in your heart beat once in a while is normal. Find out if yours is something more.

Healthy Heart: Extras

5 foods your heart will thank you for eating

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It's no fun to cut out salty snacks and red meat, but tasty alternatives can help you stay proactive about heart health without eating boiled chicken and rice cakes.

Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

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Find out how following a Mediterranean diet can benefit your health.

What are unhealthiest fast-food items?



It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

Take care of your heart when shoveling

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When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.


A Healthy Heart

69 News: Health Beat

Health Beat: Paralyzed? No handicap

It has swept through 34 states and stricken almost 120 children. The Centers for Disease Control is investigating, but in the meantime, one young target of the disease is doing her best to fight back.

Health Beat: Charcot foot: A step toward avoiding amputation

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Diabetes is a growing problem in the United States, now affecting close to 30 million people. Diabetics who become increasingly obese are in danger of an ailment that often leads to amputation of their feet. Now, there's a breakthrough treatment that's become a last-chance option.

Health Beat: Slowing ALS: Medicine's next big thing?

This year, more than 5,600 people in the United States will be told they have ALS. Within five years, many of those people will be robbed of their ability to work, to walk, to even talk. Until one day, they won't even be able to breathe. Now, there may be new hope to slow the effects of this devastating disease.

Health Beat: 3D imaging: Saving kids' hearts

More than four million Americans are living with heart arrhythmias, meaning they have hearts that don't always beat in a steady rhythm. In children, the symptoms are sometimes hard to detect. While most arrhythmias are harmless, others require medication or surgery. Now, new technology allows doctors a glimpse inside the heart in real-time.

Health Beat: Healthy obese... not an oxymoron?

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More than 30-percent of Americans are considered obese. The extra fat puts them at risk for diabetes, stroke and heart attack, but are all obese people unhealthy? Some could actually be healthier than their skinny friends.