Exercise is important to physical and mental health. I’ve been running since age 14. I’ve completed four marathons, a dozen half marathons and many shorter runs. I also bike, hike, paddle and will try just about any sport. Here are some of my recent articles on health and fitness:

Deadliest type of stroke seeing surge of new research, March 8, 2018

Congenital heart defect survivor overcomes anxiety as an adult, March 16, 2018

The gift that keeps on giving, Dec. 20, 2017

Distressing experiences as a kid impact cardiovascular health later in life, Dec. 18, 2017

Living near busy roads may be bad for heart patients’ health, Nov. 30, 2017

Study suggests ‘full-term’ pregnancy may need narrower definition, Sept. 27, 2017

CPR school laws take effect in eight new states this year, Aug. 22, 2017

After dropping 250 pounds, musician to host cooking show, July 29, 2017

Nothing could slow down this busy working mom until her stroke, Feb. 23, 2017

Head position after stroke: up or down?, Feb. 22, 2017

How to start running, May 2016