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Project Energize boosts Waikato kids’ health

John Kerr posted in on July 25th, 2011.

Children taking part in a new initiative called Project Energize show significant health benefits, with Energize children less overweight and obese, having smaller waists, and able to run faster than comparison groups, according to a new report published this week. The Energize programme, initiated in 2005, and funded by the Waikato District Health Board, aims to increase […]

Experts respond: too much TV increases heart risk

John Kerr posted in on April 21st, 2011.

A recent Australian study has validated what what mothers around the world have been saying for decades: ‘stop watching TV – go outside and play!’ The study, published this week in the American Heart Association journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that the more time a child spends watching television, the narrower the arteries […]

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