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3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – Most patients undergoing knee surgery want to know when they’ll be able to return to a pain-free, active lifestyle and do the things they once enjoyed before knee pain took over. For 58-year-old Kathleen Cohan, this meant a desire to return to mountain […]

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Move over mosquitoes: Tick prevention grabs attention in fall and winter

(BPT) – Zika-carrying mosquitoes had their moment this year as the nation’s top headline-grabbing pests, but the arrival of cooler weather means the resurgence of another disease-carrying insect. Ticks transmit a number of diseases, including Lyme disease, that affect people and pets. And while cold weather may kill off mosquitoes, ticks remain a year-round threat. […]

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Proof that the Human Body was Made to Move

“Sitting will kill you”—this is a CNN headline that caught my eye a few days ago. In fact, many recent research studies have revealed that being sedentary and sitting too much will shorten one’s lifespan, diminish quality of life and contribute to the development of chronic diseases.  How is it possible that, […]

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Fitness Tips As The Temperatures Fall: Ways To Move And Burn

GRAND FORKS, N.D.When temperatures drop below zero, it may be easy to skip the gym and let your workout routine slide. But with simple at-home exercises, you can keep your routine intact without setting foot in the snow. Jennifer Oakland, a personal trainer at Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks, N.D., says you can […]

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