• JANUARY 18, 2017
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    Treadmill workouts don’t have to be boring

    Treadmill workouts don’t have to be boring

    Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a monotonous exercise in staring at a blank wall. Los Angeles-based trainers Jeanette Jenkins and Massy Arias offer the following tips for getting out of the treadmill rut. Vary the speed and incline, add arm weights and

    • JANUARY 3, 2017
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    Reduce Screen Time and Get Active

    Reduce Screen Time and Get Active

    Parents and caregivers should set rules that reduce “screen time” by limiting the amount of time children spend on the computer, watching TV and playing video games. The time spent in front of the screen could be better spent being more physically active. Talk to Your Family Explain to children that it’s important to sit

    • JANUARY 23, 2017
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    Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

    Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

    The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent

    • JANUARY 14, 2017
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    Heart Healthy Recipe: Sliders

    Heart Healthy Recipe: Sliders

    American mini-burgers are certainly a popular food trend, and they can be a healthier choice than a large fully-loaded burger! Ingredients +  1 1/4 lb extra-lean, ground beef +  1 large egg +  1 medium onion (finely chopped) +  1/2 tsp ground black pepper +  1 clove garlic (finely chopped) +  3 small tomatoes sliced