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You Can Help Your Child Get More Exercise By Following These 5 Tips

Does your child get enough exercise? You can get your children more active with these 5 fun parenting tips.

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Clinical trials and the vital role they play in furthering cancer research

(BPT) – The world of health care is one of constant innovation and discovery. New drugs, treatments and ideas are needed to combat the various health problems Americans face every single day. It is an ever-evolving challenge, and as health concerns are conquered, one constant threat remains: Cancer. According to the American Society of Clinical […]

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The important role vaccines may play in helping keep children and adults healthy

(BPT) – Every one of the nearly 12,000 babies born in the United States each day may be susceptible to infectious diseases. The good news is that vaccines can help protect children from some of these diseases. As National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) approaches, it is timely to remember the role that vaccinations can play […]

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Golf Fitness Helps You Play Your Best Golf

<img style="float:left;margin:5px 10px 5px 0px;" alt="English: WASHINGTON (April 21, 2010) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West meets with residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home‚ Washington campus. During his visit, MCPON ate lunch with the residents and toured the library, fitness center, golf course, and many of the other amenities. (U.S. […]

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Go play outside: Outdoor time promotes physical activity in youth

The World Health Organization recommends that youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each day. Studies have shown that youth experience most of their MVPA during school hours. Therefore, it stands to reason that increasing outdoor time after school hours would increase MVPA. In a new study […]

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Breast cancer gene could play critical role in obesity, diabetes

The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle, according to a new study led by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers. Dr. Espen Spangenburg, associate professor of kinesiology, and his laboratory team are the first to identify […]

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Could metabolism play a role in epilepsy?

Date: February 19, 2014 Source: Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE) Summary: Researchers are exploring a possible link between metabolic defects and seizures. They determined that diet could influence susceptibility to seizures, and they have identified a common diabetes drug that could be useful in treating disorders such as epilepsy. This connection was made in the […]

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Week Three Fantasy Tips: Rbs

The PFW staff says Maurice Jones-Drew[1] and Trent Richardson[2] are must-starts and health is a big factor for Ryan Mathews[3], in this week’s fantasy running back tips. The Bills are surrendering 134.0 rushing yards per game. Browns RB Trent Richardson[4] comes off a strong game vs. Cincinnati (145 combined yards, two scores) and was much […]

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