Monthly Archives: July 2011

How Can Parks Help?

Parks can have a huge impact of the economics of their community. Don’t just take my word for it. Read this story about Greeneville, S.C., posted today on NPR. The city funded a $13 million park, and within a couple … Continue reading

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Heat Wave!

With a heat index pushing 105 degrees Fahrenheit around here today (and in many other parts of the country), I thought it might be useful to share these tips from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for working out in … Continue reading

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Playground Injuries — Surprising?

I was doing some research on playground injury statistics the other day for an upcoming story, and I came across some numbers that surprised me. It’s not the fact that U.S. emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 kids 14 and … Continue reading

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