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Beach Cities Health District Lowers Obesity Rate In Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, CA (June 22, 2020) – Redondo Beach Unified School District (RBUSD), after teaming with Beach Cities Health District (BCHD), has witnessed a dramatic drop in childhood obesity among its students following the implementation of nutrition and exercise programs that started in 2007. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has taken notice and is publishing a Community Health Report detailing RBUSD’s success and hoping to inspire other school districts to combat obesity and improve health among their students.

The report, titled “Recent Trends in Childhood Obesity Prevalence in the Redondo Beach Unified School District: A Case Study,” notes data that showed one in five RBUSD elementary school students were obese – higher than the national average – leading BCHD to partner with RBUSD to launch the LiveWell Kids program in Redondo Beach schools in 2007. Within four years, the obesity rate in the school district fell

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Welcome to your Covid-friendly health club (sorry, the changing rooms are closed)

Health clubs will have to undergo a quiet transformation to be Covid secure - Captain Z for The Telegraph
Health clubs will have to undergo a quiet transformation to be Covid secure – Captain Z for The Telegraph

Barriers around the treadmill, a ban on handshakes, and a one-way system into the children’s ball pool – is this how the health club of the near-future will look? 

Indoor leisure centres in the UK have been shut since late March, due to the pandemic, but there is hope that some in England could start to reopen as early as next month. In Scotland, health cubs will reopen once the country has reached Phase Three of its lockdown plan, whilst Wales and Northern Ireland will reopen indoor gyms and swimming pools once they are at Step Four.

David Lloyd, which runs 115 leisure centres across the UK, this week announced the launch of a new series of “specially developed” outdoor fitness classes, including cycling, “Blaze” (a type of high-intensity interval training),

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Trump’s ramp incident is a reminder that we know less about his health than ever

President Trump's health returned to the fore after his commencement address at West Point.
President Trump’s health returned to the fore after his commencement address at West Point.

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  • Trump’s health has been the subject of speculation on social media since he gingerly descended down a ramp following his West Point commencement address.

  • He also drank a cup of water with two hands after failing to raise it far enough with his right arm alone.

  • While there isn’t much evidence to back up various theories that Trump had a stroke or is suffering from some other condition, there are very few facts available about his health.

  • After Trump made an unannounced visit to Walter Reed hospital in November, only a handful of stats were released from his annual physical on June 3.

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President Donald Trump turned 74 yesterday, the oldest any US president has been during a first term in office.

The day before,

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