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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Forests

As you gather with family and friends to enjoy a hearty meal and a flurry of holiday events, your plans are probably focused inside -- seated around a table, in front of the television watching the bi…

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Why Walking To School is Better For You & Your Kid

By Kerry Crisley, The Nature Conservancy "Itís Octoooooberrrr!" So shouts my seven-year old, Erin, as she skips down our street, stopping to collect a leaf that's the perfect shade of orange. My…

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16 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health Today

Forget the excuses.† Just for today, focus on the many ways you can improve your health.† This list is by no means complete but a starting point to get you making your physical, emotional, and spiritu…

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7 Incredible Hikes (Slideshow)

  What separates the good hikes from the incredible hikes? Is it the most breathtaking views? The most difficult terrain? The most unique wildlife on display? The most insight into a region's …

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Exercise (Even a Little) to Live Longer

Even fairly low levels of physical activity can translate into longer life expectancy, says a new study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Using data from more than 650,000 people, mostly ov…

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7 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout

Whether you're an avid exerciser or just getting started, maintaining an exercise routine can be tough. These tips can help you get over the slump and make those workouts part of your life rather than…

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6 in 10 Adults Walk for Exercise…But Not Enough

Have you ever witnessed a toddler walking for the first time? Such joy for a simple activity that most of us take for granted. Sixty-two percent of adults are now walking for exercise or simply bec…

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Walk It Out

As I have written here several times, this year is my 50th year and I have been doing a lot of reflecting on my life and the things that I have learned so far in my journey here on earth. I have ta…

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4 Hints for Choosing a Sustainable House

By Leah Batkin, Networx Whether looking to buy or rent, the housing search has only become more complicated in the current market. Prospective homebuyers and renters are coming up with a whole ne…

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Walking: Tips and Benefits

By Randy Fritz Is Life Getting You Down? Here is a One Shot Remedy! Are you are feeling bad because of a disappointment or a fight?... take a walk Are you affected by Seasonal Affective Dis…

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