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Walkabouts — Stay Active Summer Challenge

Original source: http://info.activedinc.com/challenge To help encourage students to stay active this summer, Walkabouts has created the Stay Active! Summer Challenge. Designed for pre-K to 2nd grade students, children can complete the Summer Challenge checklist to win a Stay Active! T-shirt and a certificate of achievement. As a bonus, the elementary school with the largest number of […]

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Men: Tips for a longer and healthier life

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e3d8ae7f-c275-4fd7-af14-270b7d657137#.Wx_b_1yplBw Live longer and healthier by following these fundamentals: See your doctor regularly, watch your diet, stay active, control your weight and don’t smoke. Women on average live about five years longer than men do, according to government figures. But guys can increase their chance of a long, healthy life in plenty of ways, […]

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Celebrate Screen-Free Week

Original source: http://www.screenfree.org/ From April 30-May 6, 2018, children, families, entire schools, and communities will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Plan to unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends! Organize a Screen-Free Week Register Your Screen-Free Week Find 2018 Events Spread […]

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Want to live longer? Bike to work

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=4c76fdbe-532d-4069-b941-8bea8989b9ca#.WsKA3NTwbRZ Extending your life might be as simple as changing your commute. A new study found that both walking and biking to work have health benefits. However, cycling can lead to dramatic decreases in cancer, heart disease and early death.    

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Gardening with arthritis

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=4c6ee961-5620-4e77-97b5-24f97e41105f#.WsJDq9TwbRZ Done properly, gardening can actually be a great exercise. If you have arthritis, just bending over to pull a weed can seem like a day’s work. But a few simple techniques and tools can help restore the joy of gardening and ease the pain. In fact, this hobby can actually improve your health. […]

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Passport to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Original source: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/component/content/article/39-step-3-challenges/1852-passport-2018-winter-olympicsPrepare for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games just like an Olympic athlete. Create your travel passport to PyeongChang, South Korea, pick your events, and practice for the big day. You’ve only got a few weeks! The Olympic Games start February 9th and are followed by the Paralympic Games on March 9th. Winning […]

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A wheely healthy commute: Bike to work in PA

Original source: http://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/RideaBike/Pages/default.aspx Biking is a healthy, accessible and affordable mode of transportation. It offers a reduced environmental footprint with no fuel expenses or parking fees, low maintenance costs, and provides a cardiovascular workout. With thousands of miles of bicycle routes and increasing focus on improving bicycling safety and access in Pennsylvania, there are lots of […]

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