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:

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

Quick CPR saves runner, who finds his ‘angels’ using social media, May 9, 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

Research raises concerns about high sodium levels in drinking water in Southeast Asia, June 2016 

How to start running, May 2016

Three runners tackle speed, hills and distance, May 2016