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Greater Maitland 5K helps give kids New Hope

5K helps local kids

The Greater Maitland 5K isn't any ordinary, everyday 5K. It’s one that helps the whole community.

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Former Olympian battles obesity

"Bud" gets second career

Bud’s Ultimate Fitness takes a whole-person approach to weight loss.

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Orange's mightier kids

County wins health award

Orange County Public Schools is one of only eight districts in Florida to receive the top Gold Award for its healthy policies.

Stop caring about the brands that define us

Leave your brands behind and focus on more important things

For a decade, I was the Diet Coke Guy: eccentric, mainstream but not obvious, at odds with the way others would define my masculinity.

Many healthy foods not more costly than junk

It's possible to eat healthy on a budget

Did you know that the average American household spends about $5,000 each year at the grocery store?

How swimmers contaminate pools

Preventing recreational water illnesses this summer

Every year, thousands of Americans get sick with recreational water illnesses.

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Orange County cities connect through healthy living

Free bikes, parks, trails

Free bikes, more parks and a web of walking paths will help some Central Florida cities get healthier.

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Healthy eating on a budget

Stretch your dollar farther for healthier foods

Did you know that the average American household spends about $5,000 each year at the grocery store?

Growing need: Who will care for us?

CNAs remain the quiet heros of healthcare.

In homes throughout Central Florida, certified nursing assistants and home health aides tenderly care for those who need help.

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Women’s health bus offers preventative care

Bus offers cheap care

Florida Hospital’s Women’s Mobile Health Coach offers women convenient access to screenings.

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Surviving the jungle

Crosses Amazon to help kids

Cancer survivor Mickey Grosman crosses the Amazon to help sick kids.

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Winter Park foodies travel the state writing book

Foodies traveled Florida

The authors traveled the state to come up with recipe ideas that would be home-grown in readers’ own backyard.

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Walking it off

Fighting shocking obesity

After discovering they had double the obesity of the U.S. average, Eatonville residents fight back.

Defeating eating disorders

Experts: Obesity about more than numbers

Many doctors still treat obesity as something that is controlled through willpower.

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Obesity still high in Orange, Seminole

UCF prof blames parents

Kids are getting bigger and bigger — but not in the good, growing-up way.