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Health

While you may have made (and possibly even broken) your list of resolutions for 2009, it’s not too late to talk to your kids about resolving to be safer and healthier in the New Year.

The academy offers these tips:
Preschoolers
  • I will clean up my toys.

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MADISON, Wis. -- Are you dreading the thought of having to brave the rest of this winter? Do you feel like crawling into bed with a package of cookie dough, pulling the covers over your head, and not coming out until spring?

Plenty of people feel the same way. University of Wisconsin Health psychiatrist Dr. Nancy Barklage says that nearly 25 percent of people who live at northern latitudes suffer from at least some symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the depression that hits during the darkest times of the year. Besides depression, symptoms include low energy levels, overeating, a craving for carbohydrates, weight gain, an increased need for sleep, and a lack of interest in sex and in socializing.

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The Physical Medicine Department of Memorial Hospital is offering a speed and agility clinic designed to work with individuals to increase speed, explosion, stamina and balance.

Each session will be taught in a group setting with exercises and drills designed to help develop and improve muscular strength, endurance and flexibility as well as working on core balance. The clinic is open to students in grades eight to 12, athletes and non-athletes. The participants will work on various drills at their own individual skill level to ensure quality performance. Each clinic will have a different focus.

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Toledo water

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