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Tips for Keeping Your Kids Active from a Seattle Fitness Professional

A Seattle fitness professional shares the best local ways to keep your kids active, from sledding in the Cascades to hiking through a city park, taking a dance or gymnastics class, or swimming.

03/02/2013

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Best Ways to Celebrate ‘Go Red for Women’ in Seattle

Friday, February 1 is National Go Red for Women Day! It’s a day for you to wear red, raise some money for the American Heart Association, or make personal choices to live a heart-healthier life. Here are some events surrounding the National Go Red for Women Day around the Sound.

01/31/2013

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Guide to Free Skate and Flu Vaccine Day in Everett

The Comcast Arena is putting flu season on ice! There’s a free public skate and flu vaccine day for Snohomish County residents on Saturday, January 26.

01/17/2013

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Climb Your Way to Good Health on Stairway Walks Day Around the Sound

Climb your way to good health! Join Feet First for Stairway Walks Day on Saturday, February 9 and celebrate over 650 publically accessible stairways around the Sound.

01/16/2013

Federal Air Marshals To Begin Land And Sea Patrols

Forecasters: Air Stagnation Problems On The Way

Forecasters say a temperature inversion of warmer air aloft is trapping colder air close to the ground where wood smoke and vehicle exhausts build up. Without winds, the pollution could cause trouble for people with breathing problems.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Guide to Seattle Fall Family Walks

Seattle’s Feet First is a non-profit agency advocating healthy living through walking, and exploring your community and natural environment. Joined with InMotion, Feet First is offering three guided community walks in West Seattle. Come out, bring the kids, and Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors as you learn more about the world around you by foot!

09/24/2012

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Dance for Parkinson’s Kicks Off its Fourth Year in Puget Sound

Dance for Parkinson’s inspires those living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to explore the benefits of dance and movement with others. This year, Seattle welcomes a visit from David Leventhal of Mark Morris Dance in New York.

09/24/2012

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Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

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Property Values May Point To Likelihood Of Obesity

The value of your home may be a stronger predictor of your weight than the genes inherited from your ancestors, a new public health study from the University of Washington has found.

05/24/2012

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Army: PTSD Treatable; Some Diagnosed Return to War

It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder — but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.

03/23/2012

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