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Study Shows Chair Yoga Treats Osteoarthritis

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For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events.
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Five Tips for a Healthier You in 2017

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The calendar has rolled over, so what better time than the present to start setting some new nutrition goals for 2017? Here are five tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to help you reach new heights in the new year.
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Walk Star: Matthew Chappell

Matthew Chappell, assistant professor of horticulture and researcher at UGA, made a special discovery this year solving one of the most pervasive issues in Georgia and the U.S. The problem is complicated: a working equation for personal fitness. His solution was simple: diet plus exercise. After graduating, the former college…
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How After-School Exercise Programs Are Beneficial For Kids

By Supriya Venigalla, MD It has long been known that kids need exercise for growth and development. Our moms, teachers, and pediatricians have all extolled the value of physical activity. But did you know that the hours between 3 pm and bedtime are especially vital to a child’s cognitive development?…
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