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Healthy Living


Great skin at any age

Tips for healthy skin

A few tips for keeping your skin looking great at any age.

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New trend: paying workers to be healthy

Companies incentivize fitness

Some companies are paying employees to fulfill fitness challenges, run miles and eat their vegetables.

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Gym based on true weight loss story

Fitness coach cut the pounds

Fifteen years ago, 180 Degree Fitness owner John Manjarres lost 80 pounds and turned his life around.

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Resolving to get fit?

Local gyms offering specials

A handy list of local gyms that could help you on your way to a fitter, leaner lifestyle in 2013.

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Winning smile

Local orthodontist wins silver

When orthodontist John Beattie isn’t crafting winning smiles in his Baldwin Park office, he’s winning medals and setting records in the pool.

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Working well over the holidays

Beat the holiday bulge

Work Well Winter Park encourages participants to live well during work and play throughout the holiday season.

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Young novelist Izzy Hadala stands up to bullying

Students stands up to bullying

From the silent bullying, soccer to writing, Izzy has overcome and succeeded in doing everything she’s put her mind to in her 14 years.

Rene Cruz: Five steps to a healthier Thanksgiving

Monitor your portions

The trick here is not to cut holiday favorites entirely from your diet, but to use portion control when filling your plate.

Meatless Mondays now in Winter Park

Cut out meat one day a week

Meatless Mondays are sweeping over the nation, and with our cities’ plans to get healthier, now is a perfect time to start a new health trend.

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Winter Park Harvest Festival connects people through local food

Harvest Festival bridges gaps

The Winter Park Harvest Festival has helped grow the local food movement by connecting residents to their area’s own farmers.

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Winter Park YMCA launches Stewart L. Colling Endowment Fund

Funding youth scholarships

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the Y along, with the Collings and more than 100 members of the community, came together to launch the Stewart L. Colling Endowment Fund.

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Nemours Children’s Hospital built by families

Maitland mom helps hospital

Family-centered care is at the heart of the Nemours Children's Hospital philosophy.

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Central Florida community thinks pink for breast cancer

Breast cancer fundraisers

From races and walks to parties and games, this is the month when the community comes together for a single cause of awareness and support for breast cancer.

Nancy Rudner Lugo: Tribute to real health heroes

The real health heroes

Day and night, quietly and without fanfare, a cast of hard-working and often unrecognized souls keeps our community thriving.

Health esteem: Healthy mind and body

Balancing healthy mind, body

It’s imperative to understand that one can only have a healthy body once he or she has a healthy mind.