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Beat the winter blues — Spring into physical activity!

Sometimes, winter is used as an excuse for hibernation. Rather than getting fresh air and exercise outdoors in winter months, we veg out on the couch as a way to relax and pass the time. It’s easier (and warmer!) to stay cooped up inside, but it doesn’t mean it’s better for our bodies. Think about […]

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Get your kids off the couch and outside this winter!

With all of the interesting new gadgets, television programs and the internet kids have even more reason to sit around physically unactive. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 8- to 18-year-olds watch about 4.5 hours of TV a day. And the average kid spends 7 hours on all screen media combined (TV, videos, and DVDs, […]

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