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Healthy feet, happy life
Your feet always support you, so return the favor.
Your feet are the foundation of an active lifestyle, but odds are you don’t give them proper attention.
"As you age, healthy feet become essential for being mobile, active, and safe," says Dr. Kevin Riemer, a podiatrist with Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. "You need to give them the required care in order to prevent problems, reduce pain, and avoid injuries."
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Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch
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