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What is aerobic exercise and how much do you need?

For many of us, the term "aerobic exercise" may conjure up images of neon leotards, retro sweatbands and endless spandex. And while there's no need to forgo your favorite '80s workout mix, there's a lot more to aerobic exercise than you may think. Aerobic exercise has been shown to have a variety of benefits not only for physical fitness, but for mental wellness.

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Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: Cruise passengers, the Caribbean is open

The postcard-pretty islands of the Caribbean shimmer in the sun, ready to show visitors a good time. Following a devastating hurricane season, relief efforts have turned to recovery and to the return of the cruise ships – more than 25 in November alone. As autumn winds give way to winter's chill, it is a perfect time to head to the tropical warmth of the Caribbean.

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