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Caution Advised For Those Who Work In Hot Conditions

With temperatures expected to top 90 degrees with high humidity over the next several days, health experts are advising those who work outdoors to be mindful of heat stress. Young and old alike, as well […]

06/24/2013

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Study: ADHD In Childhood Linked To Obesity In Adulthood

The findings of a recent study indicate that children – in particular, young boys – who grapple with ADHD often struggle with obesity in their adult years.

05/20/2013

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Top Budget Fitness Classes In Connecticut

Finding the perfect exercise program can get expensive. Consider what Connecticut has to offer with these unique fitness group classes.

05/18/2013

New Health Plans May Be More Costly To Run

Connecticut officials are considering ways to lessen the cost of plans that will be offered on the state’s new health insurance marketplace.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Connecticut Expert: Top Workout Recipes

A workout is a waste if the food consumed before, in between and after is not healthy. Chef Kashia Cave is a classically trained chef who helps teach children and teens not only how to make good food choices but also how to make good food. She understands that everyone, and especially the young, too often succumb to bad eating habits simply because nobody ever showed them how easy and enjoyable it is to make healthy meals and snacks.

04/17/2013

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Study: Children Who Exercise More Are Less Likely To Fracture Bones Later In Life

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Skane University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden, exercise habits in children could be directly related to bone strength in a person as they grow older.

03/26/2013

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Study: Sugary Drinks Involved In Almost 200,000 Deaths Per Year Internationally

According to recent research conducted at the Harvard School of Public Health, sugar-laden drinks such as sodas and sports drinks can be linked to approximately 180,000 deaths around the world each year.

03/20/2013

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Former Trader Joe’s President Wants To Make Healthy, Affordable Meals For Low Income Families

BOSTON (AP) _ The former president of the Trader Joe’s grocery chain has an idea for the massive quantities of food that America’s supermarkets throw out every day because it is near, at, or past […]

02/26/2013

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Study: Binge Eating Could Lead To Teen Drug Use

According to a new study, teenagers who binge eat are far more likely to use or abuse drugs, including marijuana.

12/13/2012

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Study: Smoking Could Make Hangovers Worse

A new study has learned that hangovers could hurt even more for smokers.

12/06/2012

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