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Health Tips

Title: Exercise Needn't Be Extreme

Even moderate exercise brings real health benefits. Walking briskly for 20 minutes, three times a week has been shown to have a very positive effect. Such regular exercise will help to maintain muscle strength, bone density and lower overall cardiovascular risks. It will also make weight maintenance easier to achieve, particularly for diabetics.

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Fast Facts

Title: Asthma Plan for School
Area: Pulmonary Medicine

Obtain an action plan from your child's doctor that you can provide to the school. The plan should include what medicine to use to treat asthma symptoms, what medication to use as a pretreatment before exercise, emergency telephone numbers and a list of things that make your child's asthma worse.