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How to Choose Running Shoes | Infographic

How to Choose Running Shoes | Infographic

| April 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Check out REI’s wide selection of running shoes

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20 Habits That Make You Fat

20 Habits That Make You Fat

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

20 HABITS THAT MAKE YOU FAT Read the rest at Men’s Health  20. #1: Eating “low-fat”:   It sounds crazy, but stop buying foods marketed as low-fat or fat-free. Typically, they save you only a few calories and, in doing so, they replace harmless fats with low-performing carbohydrates that digest quickly—causing a sugar rush and, […]

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3 Words to Change The Direction of a Conflict | Psychology Today

3 Words to Change The Direction of a Conflict | Psychology Today

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

3 words that can turn a conflict into a focus on the future and emphasize shared interests. 3 Words to Change The Direction of a Conflict | Psychology Today.

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Illusion of Choice | Infographic

Illusion of Choice | Infographic

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our choices aren’t really quite as open as it would seem. The Illusion Of Choice

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Help spread the word: KidsCare II coverage starting

Help spread the word: KidsCare II coverage starting

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Starting May 1, some children on the KidsCare waiting list became covered under KidsCare II, a program similar to KidsCare that is paid for with money from three Arizona hospitals and federal matching funds. Thanks to this funding, nearly 22,000 children on the KidsCare waiting list will be eligible to enroll in KidsCare II. This […]

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After 32 It’s all Downhill

After 32 It’s all Downhill

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Best Selling Book Shows Us How to Age Successfully Bestselling author Chris Crowley was in town for several events and a talk this week. He wrote the book (books really, there is a version for men and another for women) Younger Next Year. Turns out he’s a great speaker – gruff, funny, and very informative. […]

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How Healthy Is Your County? A New Data Trove Can Tell You

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check this post How Healthy Is Your County? A New Data Trove Can Tell You from Health Blog Wall St. Journal: Wikimedia Commons Curious to know which counties are the healthiest – and least so – in every state?   How about where your county ranks in terms of smoking and obesity rates, physical inactivity, air […]

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Meet Haile Thomas, Childhood Obesity Fighter

Meet Haile Thomas, Childhood Obesity Fighter

| March 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

I’d like to introduce you to Haile Thomas. Haile is the founder of the HEAL Festival (Healthy Eating Active Lifestyle), the Healthy Girls Adventures Club, and is one of only 20 (nationally) Youth Advisory Board members for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Haile is 11 years old. You can almost forget that when talking with […]

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Work is Murder! (Infographic)

Work is Murder! (Infographic)

| March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all know that obesity, diabetes, heart disease… (sigh) are all on the rise/epidemic proportions, hence the work of many nonprofits in educating and motivating better lifestyles… but we still have to work, right? Many of us sit too many hours a day and don’t balance those hours out with activity… and veggies (but that’s […]

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Why Does Our Motive for Volunteering Affect the Benefit It Gives Us? – Science and Religion Today

Why Does Our Motive for Volunteering Affect the Benefit It Gives Us? – Science and Religion Today

| September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

We study empathy and altruism in our research lab and have noticed that volunteer organizations often try to get volunteers to help by telling them about all the personal benefits that they can receive. We sometimes see this with students who need volunteer experience in order to get a job or to get into medical […]

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