Fit for Life: TEENS

Fit for Life: TEENS

Regular exercise is important to teenagers because it helps maintain their physical and mental health, and can set a pattern of positive lifestyle habits as they move toward adulthood. How much exercise do teens need? Ideally, teens should strive for at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day, and spend less time being sedentary and more time moving. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Whether you’re training for your next 5K, rocking a spin class or just increasing the pace of your morning power walk, exercise takes fuel. After a particularly strenuous session, you crave a “pick-me-up” to replace what you’ve burned working out. But let’s face it, it’s all too easy to justify a calorie-packed post-exercise snack as a reward for putting in the hard work. So make sure that the snack you Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of more than 23,400 Dream On Me spring and foam mattresses for cribs and toddler beds, because they don’t meet federal flammability standards and pose a fire hazard. The recall includes 10 models of crib and toddler mattresses in a variety of colors and patterns. The affected mattresses were sold on Amazon.com, Kohls.com, ToysRUs.com, Walmart.com, and Wayfair.com from January 2016 through Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

BILOXI, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the State to include educational and innovative programs on healthy choices to engage teens. On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, Families First for Mississippi will host a state-wide Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center- Hall 4. Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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