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The cold weather is upon us and it’s easy to become less active during these Fall and Winter months. However, being less active means that you may be missing out on some of the health benefits of exercise when there are many advantages to staying active d
Utah outscores all other U.S. states when it comes to childhood obesity rates. So, what is it that sets us apart from other states? To gain a better understanding of the possible factors that could influence our youth obesity rates, this article will exam
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