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Young dog owners more physically active

They’re furry, fun loving and could be the key to getting your sedentary teen off the couch, finds a new study on dog ownership and adolescent physical activity.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Health
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Best friends can make a child more physically active

Boys and girls who take part in physical activity with their best friend in the neighbourhood where they live have higher levels of physical activity, new research has found.  With many children not doing enough physical ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Health
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Heat injuries on the rise

Outdoor exercise and physical activity increase the risk for heat-related injuries, including dangerous heat stroke. A new study finds that heat-injury rates are on the rise for all age groups, and football-playing boys are ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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