It’s a Dash to the Finish Line

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Hi! My name is Dash, and I’m the Amazing Half Marathon gator mascot. What’s the Amazing Half Marathon, you ask? Well, this AMAZING weekend-long event is a chance for runners of all abilities to get outside and enjoy a family-friendly weekend of exercise. The third annual Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half […]

Can wearable fitness trackers improve your health?

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More than one in five Americans owns a wearable fitness tracker, such as a Fitbit or Apple Watch, and at least one in 10 wears the tracker every day. But do they work, and can they really help to improve your health? The short answer is yes — these devices can help you to improve […]

Take a 5-Minute Fit Break

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As parents, we can sometimes forget the importance of health education in our children’s lives. From teaching them healthy eating habits, to the importance of going to the doctor for checkups, to being physically active for at least 60 minutes each day. Physical activity is as important for children as it is for adults. Did […]

Falling: It’s Not Just a Concern for the Elderly

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One in three adults aged 65 or older fall each year. If you are within this age category, it’s important to take this seriously, as it can happen to anyone and can cost you money, independence and even your life. Key Facts In 2013, 2.5 million people visited the emergency room due to a fall, […]

Resources to Help You Run Amazing

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Have you signed up for one of the races during Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend on March 11 and 12? The event features kids’ races, a 5K, 10K and half marathon, providing a great opportunity for everyone in your family to participate. Preparing for any race requires dedication and […]