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News You Can Use: Use It or Lose It - Strength Training Vital for Healthy Aging

News You Can Use: Use It or Lose It - Strength Training Vital for Healthy Aging | MU Extension News | Scoop.it
It's said that aging is not for the faint of heart. It's also not great for couch potatoes. To avoid becoming weak and frail as you age, you need to break out the weights and put your muscles to work.
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Live. And Learn.: Kids need to cut back on screen time to stay fit and healthy

Live. And Learn.: Kids need to cut back on screen time to stay fit and healthy | MU Extension News | Scoop.it
NEW LONDON, Mo. – Today’s kids are spending too much time staring at computer and video screens, and parents need to encourage their children to get physical, said a University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health specialist.
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News You Can Use: Paying to Borrow Your Own Money - Refund Anticipation Loans

News You Can Use: Paying to Borrow Your Own Money - Refund Anticipation Loans | MU Extension News | Scoop.it
For families who are trying to make ends meet, their annual tax refund is something they count on and need. Many will turn to "refund anticipation loans" to get their money faster. The problem is families with limited resources are paying a high price for these loans, just to get their money a few days earlier.
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Live. And Learn.: How many sit-ups does it take to reduce belly fat? Answer: zero

Live. And Learn.: How many sit-ups does it take to reduce belly fat? Answer: zero | MU Extension News | Scoop.it
COLUMBIA, Mo. – With all the gadgets and gizmos available that promise six-pack abs, we should be a nation of strapping Adonises. Instead, the current U-S obesity epidemic would indicate otherwise.
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