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Heart Month Tip 17: Make a Play Date
Exercise, Prevention 2/17/2012

Most of us get together with friends or go on dates for activities that center on eating and food. [caption id="attachment_3086" align="alignright" width="263"] Celebrating Heart Month[/caption] Make it a point to try something else instead – when was the last time you swung on a swing? Rode bikes or went…

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Heart Month Tip 5: Start Out Right
Exercise, Prevention 2/5/2012

How fit are you right now? [caption id="attachment_3086" align="alignright" width="263"] Celebrating Heart Month[/caption] If you haven't exercised for a while, start with some modest activities and work your way up. If you're not overweight, 30 minutes of moderate physical activity five or more times a week is all you need…

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Namaste: Yoga Class Helps Kids With Special Needs
Kids 8/22/2011

[caption id="attachment_1265" align="alignright" width="300"] Children participate in a yoga class for kids with special needs at UVA's Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center.[/caption] Picture a yoga class — what do you see? Perhaps a group of women posing in a serene setting. Limbs outstretched. Breathing deeply. …Peaceful, right? Now imagine a yoga…

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