FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 — Hurricane Harvey is finally winding down, but residents and volunteers in the Houston area must remain on guard against health hazards that will continue during the cleanup effort, public health officials say.
FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 — Young gymnasts, figure skaters and wrestlers who try to quickly shed pounds by fasting or restricting fluids may be endangering their health, pediatricians warn.
Similarly, young football players or power-lifters who try to…
FRIDAY, Sept. 1, 2017 — Getting the entire family involved in fitness is a great way to enjoy quality time and instill a love for exercise in kids at an early age.
These ideas will help you scale into activity in different ways.
One easy step is to…
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