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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

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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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Man Walking Across US To Support Wounded Warriors Stops In DFW

He’s on one heck of a trek! Josh Lydell is walking a whopping 2800 miles across the U.S. and he’s doing it for wounded soldiers.

05/19/2014

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Parkour: From YouTube Fad To Fitness Craze

The spirited sport known as parkour, that treats the world as one big obstacle course, is gaining traction outside of the urban enthusiasts whose acrobatics spread its popularity.

02/28/2014

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Flu & Exercise Top Health Headlines

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about this week’s top medical headlines, including the flu’s grip on North Texas and a recent study about teenagers not getting enough exercise.

01/09/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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East Dallas Boxing Gym Helping Give Teens A ‘Fighting’ Chance

In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.

CBS 11–10/25/2013

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