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Let's Move More Than Our Lips!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This time, let's prove we aren't all talk and no action. This time, let's demonstrate we aren't hypocrites. This time, let's prove we really are a nation of loving parents and grandparents, concerned and responsible adults. This time, let's move more than our lips.

What Just 20 Minutes Of Exercise Can Do

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I find myself tempted to propose a pledge we all take: the 20 minute pledge. There are 1,440 minutes in every day. Of that total, 20 minutes represents less than 1.4 percent.

Health, By The Seat Of Our Pants

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If just standing more and sitting less can add years to life and life to years, then we owe a lot of ill health to the seats of our pants. The solution is for us each to incorporate strategies into our daily routines that allow us to get up and move about -- at least a little, at least intermittently.

Attention Deficit Disorder: Ritalin Or Recess?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Rambunctiousness in children is normal. And it should be treated with recess, not Ritalin!