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Jumping Jack To Become Official Missouri Exercise

The jumping jack is about to become Missouri’s official state exercise.

07/10/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Examine “Exercise Tax”

Missouri lawmakers want exercising to be taxing and not taxed.

03/03/2014

An Iowa high school science teacher lost 37 pounds and lowered his cholesterol after consuming a McDonald’s-only diet for 90 straight days.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Loses 37 Pounds Eating Only McDonald’s For 90 Consecutive Days

An Iowa high school science teacher lost 37 pounds and lowered his cholesterol after consuming a McDonald’s-only diet for 90 straight days.

01/06/2014

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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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Local Expert Warns of Kidney Concerns With Crossfit Workout

In some cases the workouts have led to rhabdomyolysis, a shutdown of the kidneys due to their inability to process the body’s bi-products.

10/02/2013

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Cardiologist Sees Lessons in President Bush’s Heart Procedure

The arterial blockage discovery comes as a surprise since the 67-year-old former president is said to stay physically fit with routine workouts and biking at his Texas ranch.

08/07/2013

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New Study on Cancer Prevention

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds more than half of all cancer is preventable.

03/29/2012