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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

FOOD COMBINING FOR GOOD HEALTH - A HEALTHY DAY

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Most people are aware of the worldwide epidemics of diabetes and obesity. The World Health Organization definition of overweight is a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 25. Obesity is defined as a BMI equal to or greater than 30.1 Worldwide obesity has doubled since 1980. In 2008, 35% of adults aged 20 and older throughout the world were overweight and an additional 11% were obese. Further, more than 347 million people worldwide have diabetes.2 In other worlds, one out of every 20...

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LLS CAMPAIGN FOR NE INDIANA MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Details Local Community Leaders Compete for the Title of Man & Woman of the Year

Local Community Leaders Compete for the Title of Man & Woman of the Year

The Indiana Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has launched its 2014 Northeast Indiana Man & Woman of the Year competition to raise money in support of cancer research and patient services.

This year's candidates are: Thomas Didier, US Foods, Amy Fisher, Quest Diagnostics, Mike Kelley, Kelley Automotive Group, C. David Tolson, Buffalo Wild Wings and Olivia Valencic-Miller, Homestead High School...

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RESEARCH SHOWS EXERCISE KEEPS MONEY IN YOUR WALLET AND OTHER GREAT REASONS TO HEAD TO THE GYM

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In today's uncertain economy, families are looking to cut back on any expenses that seem like a luxury or even the slightest bit frivolous. One of the items receiving scrutiny in many households -- and in the media -- is gym memberships.  Yet a growing body of evidence suggests that cutting that gym membership may be exactly the wrong move for even the most cash-strapped family.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, inactive adults have significantly higher direct...

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DRIVERS EDUCATION - A HEALTHY DAY

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We all know someone who has suffered a serious driving-related injury that had nothing to do with being involved in a motor vehicle accident. For example, turning your head suddenly and swiftly for a last minute check of your "blind spot" before changing lanes on the interstate could result in a painful neck sprain. Getting out of your car in a crowded shopping center parking lot can often be awkward and may even result in a low back injury. Bending over to lift a grocery bag out of your back...

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THAT VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE INVITATION

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The Valentine's Day dance was one of the biggest events of the year at our school. It was a girl's choice prom and, in our era, girls seldom asked boys out. It was the one big chance of the year for a girl to appropriately take the initiative and not only plan a date the way she felt a date should be planned, but to also show a boy that she liked him. Most girls were very excited about this and went out of their way to make the invitation unique and memorable.

But there was one girl that...

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CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM HEALTH - A HEALTHY DAY

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Chiropractic care is the one form of health care that keeps on giving. Chiropractic care certainly helps people to recover from short-term health problems, but this powerful method of healing also helps people stay well and assists in preventing new problems from developing.

Your chiropractor treats a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems. Neck pain, back pain, pain that travels from the neck to the arm and hand, pain that travels from the back to the leg and foot, headaches, and muscle...

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