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Family. (Photo by Sabrina Bracher, iStock Getty Images via StatePoint)

How to raise a healthy, active child

StatePoint March 16, 2024
Many factors impact your child or teen’s wellness, including where you live, genetics and other influences. According to experts though, you can encourage a healthy lifestyle for your child, and help prevent obesity and other illnesses that can extend into adulthood.
Fitness. (Light Field Studios / iStock Getty Images Plus via StatePoint)

Study: Average 29 days for Californians to hit their weight-loss goals February 21, 2024
As the holiday season twinkled out, it left behind not just memories, but also an extra layer of ‘love’ around the waistline. The average Joe and Jane packed on a ‘festive’ 1.5 pounds. Consequently, many people leverage the New Year as a motivational springboard for health and fitness resolutions, aiming to return to their pre-holiday weight.
Medical consultation. (Photo by Pranithan Chorruangsak, Shutterstock via Family Features)

Understanding the impacts of LDL cholesterol

Family Features February 16, 2024
About 38% of American adults have high cholesterol, which can be caused by poor lifestyle habits or genetics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Having a high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol number — considered "bad" cholesterol — can contribute to fatty buildups (plaque) and narrowing of the arteries.
Orange Juice and Coconut Chickpea Soup from the  Florida Department of Citrus. (Courtesy photo)

A delicious way to support your immune system

Family Features January 26, 2024
Bolstering your immune system during winter, when coughs and colds seem to take control, is a must for the entire family. Supporting your wellness can start in a simple place — with the foods you eat and drink.
24 Hour Fitness Find Your Strength campaign three-sided digital out of home on The Reef building in Los Angeles. (24 Hour Fitness photo)

24 Hour Fitness invites members to find their strength

News Release January 16, 2024
24 Hour Fitness, the Carlsbad-based 40-year leader in health and fitness, in partnership with creative consultancy InGoodTaste, has unveiled their latest campaign to inspire current and prospective members to Find Their Strength this year.
Oral care. (Brandpoint)

Kick off the new year with a healthy smile: Your 2024 guide to proactive oral health

Brandpoint January 13, 2024
Are you ready to take on the new year with healthier habits and a boost of confidence? Then, it’s time to make your oral health a top priority. Not only does investing in your oral care create a healthy smile, but it can also improve your overall well-being.
Medical experts say that making healthy choices can improve your quality of life, including your overall mental well-being, and potentially reduce your risk of both depression and dementia. (Photo by Sabrina Bracher, iStock via Getty Images via StatePoint)

Prioritize your mental health in 2024 with these nine tips

StatePoint January 11, 2024
As the new year begins, many people make resolutions regarding their physical health, but it’s just as important to focus on mental health in the year ahead, especially for older adults, according to experts.
When you start a new health regimen, you can make the biggest impact with small, incremental tweaks to your routine, according to doctors. (PeopleImages via iStock via Getty Images and StatePoint)

Make these 10 doctor-recommended health resolutions in the new year

StatePoint January 10, 2024
The new year is the perfect time to hit the reset button on your health and wellness. Not sure where to start? Doctors say you can make the biggest impact with small, incremental tweaks to your routine.
Student sports. (Photo by Natee127, iStock Getty Images)

Back to school: Play-it-safe tips to protect young athletes’ feet and ankles

StatePoint August 22, 2023
In today’s competitive youth sports landscape, injuries are common, and when they do occur, young athletes are often pressured to play through the pain.
Weight loss. (Photo by I Yunmai via Unsplash)

Five tips to jump-start your weight loss post-pandemic

StatePoint March 21, 2023
New survey results suggest that 2023 will finally be the year that Americans bring their health back into focus.
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