Sunday, November 10, 2013 11:00 pm
(Family Features) Between the everyday obligations of school, sports and other extra-curricular activities, many children equate playtime with sitting in front of the television, computer or other electronic device.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 11:00 pm
(Family Features) Making the decision to eat better doesn’t mean you have to stock your fridge exclusively with carrot sticks and lettuce leaves. There are plenty of healthy and delicious meal options that will have your taste buds cheering.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 4:00 am
As we got older, sure our schedules became a little busier. I was involved in school events, my brothers had football, wrestling and other clubs, but we always had dinner together. We laughed, shared stories and were close to our parents.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:00 am
An idea sprung into the head of 24-year contractor Barry Jenkins as he stepped into an indoor trampoline park in Glendale in 2011.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 8:44 am
1. YEMEN DISRUPTS TERRORIST ATTACK
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) Childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed over the past 30 years. Right now, one-third of American kids are overweight or obese.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)As parents and caregivers, we all want our kids to thrive. We want them to eat healthier and be more physically active. Yet getting them to look up from their screens and get moving, or to choose a healthier snackthats the tough part. Here is where the new public service announcements (PSAs) from the Childhood Obesity Prevention PSA campaign may help (nih.gov/wecan).
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4:00 am
The first paragraph on the American Heart Association’s Childhood Obesity website states, “Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. These include high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and elevated blood cholesterol levels. There are also psychological effects: Obese children are more prone to low self-esteem, negative body image and depression. And excess weight at young ages has been linked to higher and earlier death rates in adulthood.”
Thursday, July 18, 2013 2:31 pm
Childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed over the past 30 years. Right now, one-third of American kids are overweight or obese.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Parents like you know kids should eat healthy and be active every day, but summer break can often make that hard. With some fun, simple tips, you can ensure summer break doesn’t mean a break in your family’s healthy habits.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:00 am
There was an abundance of support demonstrated at the Marana Run/Walk 2013 Family Wellness Fair on Saturday, March 2, when more than 400 runners and a number of sponsoring vendors arrived to raise awareness about fitness and the increasing problem of childhood obesity.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
On Jan. 1, Anytime Fitness locations at Oracle and Magee and on Dove Mountain will be sponorsing a competitive 5K race on New Year’s Day.
Monday, December 3, 2012 11:00 pm
(StatePoint) If eating healthier and getting more exercise tops your New Year’s resolution list, consider extending these worthwhile goals to the whole family.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:00 am
There is a lot of research that tells us that obesity is a growing health problem among children. Don Tringali, a retired lawyer and business executive, is doing something to combat childhood obesity by giving thousands of kids in Tucson opportunities to get involved in sports.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 4:00 am
After a record-breaking track and field season, Jaide Stepter became the first-ever track athlete from Canyon Del Oro High School to be named Gatorade’s Arizona Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 4:00 am
Arthritis affects more than 46 million Americans and is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Defined as inflammation of a joint, arthritis is a broad term applied to a range of joint disorders. In most cases, arthritis is characterized by stiffness, swelling and discomfort of the joints. While there are a variety of types of arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis are most prevalent, affecting millions of Americans.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 am
First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Tucson on Monday as part of a four-state campaign push, stopping first in Colorado Springs earlier to meet with campaign volunteers and deliver remarks at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Warrior Games.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 11:26 am
It's no secret our nation has a weight problem. The climbing
rates of obesity and weight-related diseases are among the most
frequently discussed topics by news media, health organizations,
employers, schools and families. Despite its prominent position in
national health conversations, as our nation's obesity epidemic has
grown, so has the number of people with diabetes.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 3:00 am
Marana annual Egg Nog Jog coming January
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:07 am
What can I do for my overweight teenager without making them
overly self conscious?
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 4:00 am
When I was a kid, one of my favorite parts of the week was
chocolate milk Fridays. We had to suffer through only having white
milk with our school lunches for four days, and Fridays was a big
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 3:00 am
As a nation, America continues to fail when it comes to health.
A lack of exercise combined with bad eating habits have caused
obesity rates to skyrocket, and have doctors worried about what the
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 11:00 pm
What do you do when you're home alone on a
Saturday night and the lights go out in Oro Valley?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:00 pm
Healthy Kids Day, the annual festival at the Northwest YMCA Pima
County Community Center, runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday,
April 17, at the Shannon Road facility.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
Olympians are joining this Saturday, March 6,
to help motivate young people to lead healthy lifestyles.