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4 tips to help you have a healthier Halloween

October 31 is a day that most of us look forward to every year, between playing dress-up, having fun with friends and family and enjoying yummy treats. But Halloween can also reinforce unhealthy habits that increase cancer risk, like poor diet and weight gain. Obesity among young people has tripled over the last 30 years, […]

Benefits of walking

Wearable technology like Fitbits and apps that track your steps have been growing in popularity, and Americans are making an effort to get up and get walking. But is hitting that coveted 10,000 steps a day really making a difference? In short, the answer is yes. 10,000 steps is an estimation of the physical activity […]

Walk Together- 10,000 Steps A Day

Wearable technology like Fitbit and apps that can track your steps have been growing in popularity, and Americans are making an effort to get up and get walking. But is hitting that coveted 10,000 steps a day really making a difference? In short, the answer is yes. 10,000 steps is an estimation of the physical activity […]

More walking and cycling are a must for good health

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in Britain is tackling a major, but often ignored cause of a wide range of health problems: inactivity. Their solution: swap the car for walking and cycling. Public health officials are challenging government agencies to make walking and cycling more accessible, convenient, fun and beneficial for all […]