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    How the US Army’s holistic health and fitness program will prevent injuries

    It appears the era of “a couple of Motrin should do the trick” could be nearing its end in the Army.  “My sergeants major right now, they hurt. Their bodies hurt,” Col. Phillip Kiniery, the commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, told Task & Purpose last week. “I need to make sure that the next group of leaders and senior leaders in the Army don’t feel like I feel physically. That they’re healthy … I wish we thought this way when we were going up.”  The 4,500-soldier brigade is part of an effort to address injuries  

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    Ovia Health and P.volve offer postpartum content, workouts

    Moms are pros at taking care of the people around them, but it’s not always easy for them to prioritize their own health and well-being — especially during the postpartum phase of motherhood. That’s why benefits platform Ovia Health is partnering with women-focused fitness brand P.volve to deliver postpartum content and exercises through Ovia’s suite of apps and P.volve’s digital platform. “Three-quarters of Ovia’s audience are first-time moms and parents, and we’re uniquely positioned to offer them educational content that’s backed by science,” says Pamela Abbott, general manager of consumer products at Ovia Health. “P.volve is the best at providing  

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    Is chewing on ice cubes bad for your teeth? | Health & Fitness

    If we are what we eat, then consuming nutritious foods is our surest way to maintain overall health. With more than 700,000 COVID-19-related deaths in the U.S. reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no other event to date has tested the capabilities of the immune system or called upon the importance of nutrition. According to the British Nutrition Foundation, recognizing key immune system-supporting nutrients and learning where to find them are two potent tools in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Lifestyle—diet in particular—directly affects the health of the immune system, and key nutrients play a major role in  

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    Keeping Bobcats Informed, Oct. 20, 2021

    Considering grad school?It’s never too early to explore graduate education programs offered throughout the region. Explore opportunities and meet recruiters from different universities at the upcoming Grad School Fair, open to all majors and class standings. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION Watch what you wearDoes any element of your costume represent a culture or identity of which you are not a part? Consider this question as you are choosing your costume for Halloween this year. All Bobcats have a responsibility to educate themselves on the difference between cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. Watch this video to learn more. Diversity resources 

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    Amazfit Partners with Target Stores Nationwide to Provide Consumers Additional Products for a Healthier Lifestyle

    Published: Oct. 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT|Updated: moments ago CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amazfit today announced that Target stores nationwide will now carry an even greater assortment of fitness trackers combining sports functionality and health management into one simple-to-use and affordable tracker. The Bip U Pro and Band 5 will now be available for in-store purchase at more than 1,900 store locations throughout the U.S. beginning October 17, 2021 and will also be available online at Target.com. The fitness trackers are a smart, reliable, daily companion to keep consumers in tune with  

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