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Take your treadmill to the virtual realm

Runners log into the Outside Interactive app and pay for videos of routes, which they watch on their iPad or Android tablet or on an HD television

Some real-life races are working with Outside Interactive and RunSocial to expand and enhance their own efforts

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The clearest proof yet that your job is killing you

For decades now, the modern worker has been urged to slow down, chill out, de-stress. Doctors link long shifts and on-the-job anxiety to high blood pressure, heart disease, depression and stroke. Many believe the consequences can be fatal. In Japan, the government compensates families who lose loved ones to employment-related exhaustion or suicide. The Japanese call this phenomenon karoshi, or death by overwork.

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Thunderstorms can trigger asthma and allergies

Most people think that a bit of summer rain might help alleviate allergies by washing away pollen and mold, but sometimes violent thunderstorms can actually aggravate allergy or asthma symptoms. A doctor discusses a phenomenon known as thunderstorm-related asthma.
The Cleveland Clinic
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Thunderstorms can trigger asthma and allergies

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How do you prevent suicide? Photo responses urge supporting those who are struggling

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How to stay safe in the heat

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Thanks to a "bionic eye," a blind man will see his grandchildren on Father's Day