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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking to lower stress? Try these exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Gym Chain Life Time Fitness To Become Private Company

Life Time Fitness Inc. said Monday that it will sell itself to two private equity firms for more than $2.8 billion, in a deal that will turn the gym chain into a private company.

03/16/2015

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Treadmill Desks Helping City Workers Shed Pounds

Some employees in the City of Dallas 311 call center are walking off extra weight, all while working their usual jobs. The department added a Trek Desk last year, to give workers an alternative to their sedentary work styles.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

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5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of “How the Body Knows Its Mind,” shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.

01/14/2015

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‘Little’ North Texas Town Encouraging Residents To Get In Shape

The Town of Little Elm thinks it’s too big – and we’re not talking population. To combat the issue, the city is asking residents there to get on the scale.

CBSDFW.COM–01/02/2015

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Plano Man Living With Deadly Condition Thankful To See Another Holiday

Plano man alive to celebrate holiday season a wonder to doctors and others who suffer the same deadly disease.

CBS 11–11/28/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from bestselling author J.J. Smith tastes great and will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Scientists: ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leads To Overweight Kids

Scientist say parental fears could be making kids fat. For the first time, researchers say they can prove that ‘helicopter parenting’ – adults who micromanage their child’s every move — is fueling the childhood obesity epidemic.

CBS 11–07/18/2014

Wife Laura Bush still participates in a variety of activities and events around the Dallas area.

Laura Bush Speaks At North Texas Aging Conference

Former first lady Laura Bush said Tuesday that she and former President George W. Bush have drawn inspiration on aging gracefully from their parents. Bush spoke at a Dallas conference for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

07/15/2014

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Study: ‘Under-Exercising’ May Be At Heart Of Obesity Epidemic

Did you hit the gym for an hour today? Chances are your job wiped out any benefits from your workout. Fast food and super-sized soda take a lot of blame for American’s bulging waistlines, but the biggest culprit could be your couch.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Texans With Character: Guy Mezger

A strong body can help build a strong mind. So, one North Texas man is helping injured veterans get fit.

06/20/2014

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