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Fitness

How To Protect An At-Risk Heart

Source: Courier-Post Online Pat Bottino, 64, of Newfield, knew his mother and father both had heart disease, but never really worried about how it may affect him – especially when he was younger. But now he is living with heart disease, he has hardening of the arteries, and tries...
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Reality: Weight training is a healthy exercise for women

By Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Source: GMN Health Misconceptions about weight training, often based on unproven fears of becoming “too muscular,” can prevent women from pushing their fitness levels. This is unfortunate because weight training provides several important health...
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Paralyzed Ho-Ho-Kus Mom Stays Positive

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice The life of Christine Danza of Ho-Ho-Kus took a turn in December when she came home from a holiday party in heels, in the dark, and fell in her kitchen. “I broke my neck,” she said. “I don’t know if I hit the counter or the table but when I woke the...
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What’s bad about fitness trackers?

Source: Asbury Park Press I have a love affair with my fitness tracker, Polar M400. It tells me my percent of activity, calories burned during running/Pilates/yoga, steps taken, pace of a run, intensity… there is probably more, but those are the numbers I look at. On a typical...
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Old Bridge: Wounded Veterans Swap Wheelchairs For Hockey Sleds

Source: CBS News New York City Veterans traveled from the Bronx VA to Old Bridge, New Jersey on Wednesday, trading in their wheelchairs for hockey sleds. It was something they thought they could never do. “Hockey, you know, for somebody who’s in a wheelchair, hockey is kind of...
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2016 In Review: The Year’s “Jersey-est” Your HHRS News Stories Part 2

CLICK HERE FOR PART 1 Leading the list of 2016’s most noteworthy YourHHRS News stories is the anti-underage drinking campaign of the N.J. Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, which encourages a team effort of peers, schools, families, volunteers, and law enforcement....
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