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Physical Fitness Awareness

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As part of our Health Awareness Weekend initiative, WWJ Newsradio 950 will highlight a range of health issues and resources for testing, treatment and prevention.

Sponsored by: Planet Fitness

Specialist Interviews: KC Parsons Of Planet Fitness
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KC Parsons of Planet Fitness

KC Parsons (credit: Planet Fitness)

Featured Content:

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12 Ways To Get Fit With Your Kids in 2012

This year, make sure your New Year’s fitness resolution includes your kids. Doing so could make working out and losing weight a lot more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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Top Five Diet Trends For 2012

Looking for the hot new diet trends to follow in 2012?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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Thinking About The Gym? Here’s What You Need To Know

So far in 2011, your BBB has received 10,886 complaints nationally about gyms, health clubs and fitness centers putting the industry in the top 20 for most complained about businesses.

CBS Detroit–12/30/2011

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WSU: Soybean Chemicals Boost Cancer Radiotherapy, Preserve Normal Tissue

A Wayne State University researcher has shown that compounds found in soybeans can make radiation treatment of lung cancer tumors more effective while helping to preserve normal tissue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Study: Eating Fish Reduces Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study shows that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

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Sleeping Too Little May Contribute To Depression

Disrupted sleep is often a symptom associated with mood disorders, like depression, but researchers now believe that sleep problems may be a contributing factor in causing these disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

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The ‘Sunny’ Side Of Eggs: A Great Source Of Vitamin D

As the days grow shorter and winter approaches, it becomes increasingly difficult for many Americans to meet their vitamin D requirements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

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Research Shows Link Between BMI, Sleep Patterns

The benefits of a good night’s sleep to overall health have long been reported. Now, new research has emerged relating to the role gender and weight management play in overall sleep patterns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

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