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The mission is fitness at Winston-Salem State kids’ camp

    The mission is fitness at  Winston-Salem State kids’ camp

(pictured above:  Camp attendees take swimming lessons.) Winston-Salem State University is doing its part to combat the nation’s troubling youth obesity epidemic. More than 50 kids from low-income households took

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Students pick Brooks for teaching honor

    Students pick Brooks for teaching honor

DeAnne D. Brooks, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Greensboro College, received the 2014 Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award during the Alumni Awards Convocation and Senior Investiture on April 5.

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CDC: arthritis more adversely affects blacks

    CDC: arthritis more  adversely affects blacks

While it often takes a back seat to other chronic illnesses, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States and has been for at least the

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Collins promoted at research firm

    Collins promoted at research firm

Jonathan Collins has been promoted to project coordinator at Gramercy Research Group, where he has been employed since March. He brings physical activity, health education and health promotion to the

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Jogging While Black

    Jogging While Black

Noted sociologist says fears keep many African Americans from exercising A rising star in the sociology field said that black

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Weight-loss impetus for new lease on life

    Weight-loss impetus for new lease on life

If you were acquainted with Dr. Tony Burton III a decade ago, you might not recognize him today. That’s because

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Crocheted attraction opens at Museum

    Crocheted attraction opens at Museum

The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty St., has opened “Kaleidoscape,”  a crocheted, climbing art installation created by renowned

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START program seeks participants

    START program seeks participants

Lindsay Tise is not the guy you would expect to see pumping iron at the gym. At 94 years old,

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Y branches receive funds to feed kids

    Y branches receive funds to feed kids

The Winston Lake Family YMCA has received a $10,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to increase efforts to feed kids

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NWCDC grant to make kids healthier Chronicle Staff Report

    NWCDC grant to make kids healthier  Chronicle Staff Report

Northwest Child Development Centers (NWCDC), Inc. is launching a program to increase healthy eating and physical activity among the Center’s

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