Originally Posted Friday, September 14, 2012

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month.. and in honor of that, the St. Joseph County Health Department invites you to attend their ROC UR Body Fun Fest to learn more ways you can live a healthier lifestyle. ABC News says currently, about 17 percent of children and adolescents are obese.

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South Bend / Elkhart / Goshen: ...
Today ... A 20 percent chance of rain early in the morning. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming s ...
Kokomo / Walton / Cass: ...
Today ... Showers likely before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near ...
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COUNTIES WITH LIFTED BURN BANS: ...
Elkhart ...
LaGrange ...
LaPorte ...
St Joseph ...
Starke ...
Steuben ...
Marshal ...
Pulaski ...
Fulton ...
Cass ...
Benton ...
Miami ...
Wabash ...
Kasciusko ...
Hunington ...
Wells ...
Blackford ...
Noble ...
Allen ...
DeKab ...
Jackson ...
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Adams ...
Jay ...
Randolph ...
Madison ...
Whitley ...
Grant ...
Blackford ...
Howard ...
Boone ...
Hamilton ...
Noblesville ...
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STAYING COOL IN THE HEAT: ...
- Take frequent baths or showers with cool or tepid water. ...
- dehydration by drinking plenty of water along with sports drinks or other sources of electrolytes. ...
- Carry portable, battery-powered fans. ...
- Avoid caffeine and chocolate as these will promote dehydration. ...
- Instead of hot foods, try lighter summer fare including frequent small meals or snacks containing ...
- Reschedule exercise. Move your workout (or kids' playtimes) indoors or into the shade, preferably ...
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