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Does anyone know a good website for teen girls that focuses on teen health and fitness?

Does anyone know a good website for teen girls that focuses on teen health and fitness?

Be active 1 hr/day: To get that much activity daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple activities, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html and american college of sports medicine are credible sites of information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are now more resources available through popular websites and apps. ...Read more

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Fitness And Exercise (Definition)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time ...Read more


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Are naps good for your mental health?

Are naps good for your mental health?

Naps: Some cultures hold afternoon naps in high regard for long term productivity and tension reduction. ...Read more

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Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Great question: That is a great question, but this is a limited answer forum. Make an appointment with a GYN MD who can take the time to provide you the answer that you are seeking as it involves a significant amount of time. ...Read more

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Help, what ways can one improve health and fitness without signing up for gym membership?

Help, what ways can one improve health and fitness without signing up for gym membership?

Running!: Running is the perfect exercise in many ways; it is an excellent cardiovascular activity, and also has wonderful mental benefits. Many other activities can also be done without a gym membership: cycling (if you could buy a bike) and swimming (if you live near a warm ocean or have a pool in your backyard or school). Even regular, brisk walking is an excellent and easy way to boost health ; fitness. ...Read more

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Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Clarify, please: Do you wish to persuade a school to initiate a program? Or, do you wish to start your own? ...Read more

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Does anyone know a site for teen girls that focuses on teen health and fitness?

Does anyone know a site for teen girls that focuses on teen health and fitness?

Teen health, fitness: To get adequate information daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple resources, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html & american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are now more resources available through popular websites, apps. ...Read more

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Why is school-based health care advantage for poor kids?

Why is school-based health care advantage for poor kids?

Lack of care and f/u: One advantage of school based health care is that kids who ordinarily would not go to the doctor or dentist can receive appropriate medical care. This includes children who may be uninsured or under-insured. ...Read more

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Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

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Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Exercise/diet: Any form of exercise that is consistently part of your daily lifestyle along with a healthy balance diet should appeal to your sexual health. ...Read more

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Have any good fun exercises for teens and how to diet without friends knowing?

Have any good fun exercises for teens and how to diet without friends knowing?

There are many: If you are a teen you are at a great time in your life:your metabolism is optimal and you should be a the best overall health . There are so many options. For exercise find something that you enjoy(dancing, zumba, swimming, vollyball, etc). For diet all you may have to do is avoid the junck food and sodas. ...Read more

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Is beer good for a person's physical and mental health?

Depends: How much? How often? Other specifics about the person? Moderate amounts, not too often for a healthy active adult should be fine - both physically & mentally. Drinking to intoxication, or too often - especially for folk in less than good condition is not healthy - both physically & mentally. Best! ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a good diet and exercise plan for younger kids?

Does anyone know of a good diet and exercise plan for younger kids?

Many fun choices: To get enough exercise daily a child might need to be introduced to multiple activities, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html and american college of sports medicine have sites of credible information on fitness, exercise, sports. For diet, school food plans http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyyouth/nutrition/facts.Htm. ...Read more

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Who is going to help provide good health insurance for children of older parents who are seniors when the kids are 26?

Who is going to help provide good health insurance for children of older parents who are seniors when the kids are 26?

Good question: The hopeful political end to this, and it is all political, is universal coverage. Until that point, hope these children by age 26 have a good job with health coverage. Society takes care of them for more severe problems if they have no coverage but this of course shifts the cost to everyone who planned ahead. Watch for this to be a big issue in the 2012 campaign. ...Read more

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What are credentials for a personal trainer and life coach?

What are credentials for a personal trainer and life coach?

A life coach: Can be credentialed by various organizations by taking the organization's training. Just google "life coach" to see the variety of credentials. As far as i know, there are no states that license life coaches and no universal standards. Some life coaches may have no credentials and some may be licensed mental health professionals who also do coaching. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: is fluoride bad for you?

Health and wellness: is fluoride  bad for you?

Safe levels are ok: Epa has also set a secondary standard (smcl) for Fluoride at 2.0 mg/l or 2.0 ppm. Most dentists recommend the use of Fluoride to help keep your teeth strong, healthy & more resistant to cavities. The american dental association, epa, & the who (world health orgnanization) have determined that safe levels of Fluoride are safe. ...Read more

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Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Share several w/teen: Before opting in, a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/family/kids/ american academy of pediatrics and american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, nutrition, health. There are now more resources available through popular websites, apps; parents should see if created by experts. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

On-line search: You can go to www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/; mayo clinic as well as just google the terms. Good luck in your search! ...Read more