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Lori Rose Benson
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Lori Rose Benson is Vice President, Healthy Lifestyles at the YMCA of Greater New York. Prior to the YMCA of Greater New York, Lori served as Executive Director, Office of School Wellness Programs at New York City’s Department of Education. She designed initiatives to increase the quality and quantity of physical and health education for 1.1 million students in 1,700 public schools.

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Tackling the Back-to-School Blues

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 3:59 PM

After a busy summer of camps, vacations and preseason sports practice, it's easy for September to sneak up on families. Starting school again can be a tough transition for kids and teens, who become accustomed to the later bedtimes and unstructured play of summertime. With the beginning of the school...

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Making Fitness "Click" for Teens

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 2:47 PM

The explosive growth of social media, smartphones and other digital devices has transformed the way children live today. A recent CNN article reported that by the time American children are two years old, more than 90 percent of them have an online history and at five, more than...

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