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Resolutions often fail because they are not “focused, specific or organized. They need to be achievable and measurable on a daily basis. (Photo: University Cancer Centers)

Quitting Cigarettes

One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions Most New Year’s resolutions fail. A study by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Public Health found that that “quitting smoking is the most difficult resolution to keep.” Only 4 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking
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It is important to give the body time to adjust when changing an exercise routine. (Photo: Andy Clowell)

Spring Training

Shin Splint Complaints Soar in Spring If shin splints are keeping you from making the most of your runs this spring, you’re not alone. Shin splints — pain in the front of the lower legs — is a common affliction of those who exercise regularly, and an ailment that especially
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The 5Ks of Christmas

Dashing Through the Snow We’re all full of cookies, chips and egg nog, swearing we’ll get on the ball in January. Fear not, I’m not here to take away your peanut butter balls and sugar cookies. I’m not a monster. What I am suggesting is momentum. Don’t lose yours this holiday
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