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Benefits of Family Dinners

Many Americans celebrate the winter holidays with traditional rituals like getting a Christmas tree, volunteering at a food bank, or preparing family dinners. Nowadays with parents’ and children’s increasingly busy schedules, family meals are generally reserved for birthdays or special … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reduce Cancer Risk

1. Don’t use tobacco– Smoking and chew tobacco have been linked to many types of cancer. 2. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and control your weight– Choose foods from plant sources and low in fat. High-fat diets may increase … Continue reading

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Best Family Fitness Activities

Backyard Fitness Try playing Frisbee, kickball, flag football, baseball, soccer, tag or a fast paced game of bocce ball. Fitness for a Cause Many charities and foundations receive funding from the entry fees of walks, runs and bike rides that … Continue reading

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Video Games Can Help Kids Get Active

One type of TV time may actually play a valuable role in the battle against childhood obesity. A new study suggests active video games may help children, especially girls, raise physical activity levels. The study found that nearly three-fourths of … Continue reading

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CORE Wellness Kicks Off Year of the Family

San Diego, CA / January 8, 2013 – ACI Specialty Benefits CORE Wellness program is proud to kick off the Year of the Family, making family health a priority in 2013.  From playing fun, active games to building healthy gardens … Continue reading

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