Give the Gift of Life THIS SUMMER

Give the Gift of Life THIS SUMMER

By Lana Turnbull For all of our advancements – the medical, scientific and technological breakthroughs man has attained, there is still no substitute for one of the body’s most crucial elements…blood. It ties us all together as human beings, levels the playing field, you might say, because no matter our race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, or gender, we all are the same, when it comes to our need for blood. If we haven’t Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Beyond Runner’s High: exercise & the brain

Beyond Runner’s High: exercise & the brain

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM, Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist You probably know that exercise is good for your physical health. A lower risk of weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers are among a long list of positive health effects of regular physical activity. But the rewards of exercise go beyond strengthening muscles and bones, burning fat, and improving heart health. Lesser known benefits include improved mental health, cognitive Read more »
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May 16, 2016
1-2-3 kick your feet

1-2-3 kick your feet

What to look for in a swimming class for your child… Memories of swimming classes can range from mild excitement and guarded anticipation to heart wrenching dread and downright terror (at least that’s what I remember). But it doesn’t have to be that way. Swimming can be great fun and an excellent form of exercise that boosts your child’s self-confidence and strengthens his or her growing body. But above all, swimming Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Stroke Is No Joke

Stroke Is No Joke

May is National Stoke Month. Here are some important reasons why stroke awareness matters. Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in his or her lifetime. Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and the #5 cause of death. Despite the tremendous toll stroke takes, the vast majority of Americans do not think of stroke as Read more »
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May 16, 2016
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