Get moving! 6 ways to add steps to your day

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Get moving! 6 ways to add steps to your day (BPT) – If you spend a large portion of your day sitting, you’re not alone. Inactivity is one of the key factors contributing to the nation’s high rate of obesity and its related health effects. Research shows 50 to 70 percent of people spend six…

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A conversation of hope and recovery

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A conversation of hope and recovery (BPT) – Savannah Kerr battled anorexia for 18 years before she hit rock bottom and decided that it was finally time to seek treatment. “Suffering from an eating disorder was so hard, not just on me, but my family as well. It felt like having this dark part of…

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From at school to home: 5 steps to keep kids active

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From at school to home: 5 steps to keep kids active (BPT) – Nearly one in six of all U.S. children and adolescents are obese, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control. And with some struggling schools forgoing traditional physical education classes, health experts view this issue as a growing concern. The regular physical…

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Nurses address global health care concerns through virtual learning

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Nurses address global health care concerns through virtual learning (BPT) – People are more connected now than ever before thanks to the globalization of technology, international travel, commerce and industry. But this interconnectedness also means that health concerns, which were once limited to a community, can have a global impact. The Zika virus, the outbreak…

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