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Inspiring Man With Cerebral Palsy Works Out Like a Champ

Let this video be your inspiration/motivation for the day (or perhaps the rest of your life). Scott was born with cerebral palsy. Despite doctors telling his mother when he was a baby that he would be a "vegetable," Scott works out at the gym, and can lift bigger weights than we can. He also walks on a treadmill, which is more cardio than we've done in the past three years or so. 

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Jillian Michaels’ 3 Rules For Working Out Without a Gym

I am trying really hard to get back into shape.  I've started drinking an Herbalife shake at lunch time and an Herbalife tea in the afternoon  (I get them at Pair of Dice Nutrition in East Gore Plaza)  and then eat a sensible, low calorie meal at dinner time.  I have lost 11 pounds so far!  YAY!  I just don't seem to find the time (or energy) to go to the gym. It is probably just a terrible excuse, but when I get off work I like to go home and take a nap before David gets home.  

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Angelina Jolie Takes Drastic Measure to Avoid Cancer

Angelina Jolie made a surprising revelation early Tuesday: she has undergone a double mastectomy as a preventive measure. 

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Walters Woman Not Only Saves Life of Stranger, But Her Life Was Also Saved

The internet has advanced through many stages in its 20 years. We can shop online, read the news, find out what’s coming out in our local theater, listen to your favorite radio station and even find a matching organ donor.

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Top 6 and Then Some Distractions For Parents Behind the Wheel

 

Driving.  You can see it all while you are on the road.  Sometimes you wonder why there are not more accidents. 

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Southwestern Medical Center Named One of the 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review have published their annual list, "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." The hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups included in this list offer robust benefit packages, positive work environments, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education.

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School Cafeteria Food – Is Going Vegetarian The Answer?

 

Do you remember the excitement you had going to the cafeteria in school?
Remember the good smells that greeted you as you walked in the door? That might be changing for some schools in the near future.

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Hawaii Has the Least Stress in America — What State Has the Most?

The surf may be up in Hawaii, but blood pressure definitely isn’t.

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Dirty Dozen – Fruits and Vegetables You Need to Clean Before You Eat

Spring and Summer.  The two seasons that attract hundreds of people to markets to purchase fruits and vegetables.  We all know that you are supposed to eat several servings of both each day in order to stay healthy.

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Still Haven’t Adjusted to Daylight Saving Time? 5 Tips to Get You Back On Track

If you are the average adult, odds are your butt is still dragging this week thanks to the weekend time change.  Well, according to a recent study , the average adult won't feel "normal" again until Thursday. Here are 5 tips from WebMD to get you back on track.

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Five Celebrities Who Have Battled Heart Disease

Money, power, drivers, personal assistants at your beck and call ... who doesn't occasionally fantasize about being famous? From the pages of those glossy magazines, it seems like celebrities have it all. And it turns out they really do have it all—even heart disease.

As we near the end of National Heart Health Month, it's important to remember that no one is immune to heart disease, not even those people staring back at us from the magazine covers. Here are five celebrities who have battled heart disease:

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For a Healthier Heart, Try the Mediterranean Diet

A recent study explains that a so-called Mediterranean diet—specifically one high in extra-virgin olive oil—is a great way to keep your heart in good shape.

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