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Standing Desks Help Children Lower BMIs

Children who use standing desks in the classroom are more likely to be at a healthy weight compared to children who sit at traditional desks during the school day. 52 more words


Boy With Double Hand Transplant's Next Goal: Play Football

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. 389 more words


Morning Exercise, Yoga Helps Children Focus In School

A little bit of exercise before the morning bell at school could help your children do better in class.

Researchers at Arizona State University observed third and fourth graders who took part in a morning exercise club twice a week. 94 more words


Mercy Opens New Primary Care Clinic In LeFlore County

LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — A new medical clinic opens to the public Tuesday (Aug. 23). Mercy is celebrating the grand opening of their new Primary Care Clinic in Poteau. 107 more words


Warning Issued Against Improper Contact Use

Federal health officials issued a warning against the improper use of contact lenses, saying that it can lead to serious eye infections or even long-term damage. 88 more words


Dental Clinic Provides Care, Jobs For Veterans

Dental care is something many take for granted, but some not everyone can afford the luxury — including those who protect and serve our country. However, there is a new effort to help fix that. 301 more words