Category Archives: fitness

Plan now for ‘E-Race Cancer’ half marathon and 5K

A half marathon and 5K on Sept. 13 in Baldwinsville is designed to raise money for integrative medicine at the Upstate Cancer Center. It’s called “E-Race Cancer.” The race is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management. The event will include a … Continue reading

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Walking program helps Upstate earn American Heart award

Upstate Medical University received the American Heart Association Gold Fit-Friendly Award for the second year in a row. The awards are given to American companies that take steps to make their employees’ health and wellness a top priority. Upstate encourages … Continue reading

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Listen to lectures on public health topics all week for National Public Health Week

Celebrate National Public Health Week this week by participating in these activities and events that are open to the public. The lectures on Tuesday through Thursday will be available on line. * Monday, April 7  from noon to 12:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Children with cerebral palsy improve physical abilities through dance

Like many preschoolers, Marley Aberdeen was enthralled with the mouse, Angelina Ballerina from the series of children’s books. So it was easy to enlist her participation in a pilot project last year exploring how ballet could help children with cerebral … Continue reading

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The Humorist: Spilling the cold-weather exercise secrets

By Jeff Kramer Merely thinking this thought let alone saying it in a magazine surely dooms me to a crushing bout of flu, bronchitis or some other nasty seasonal ailment, but here goes:  I don’t get sick as often or as … Continue reading

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Special Olympics features Upstate floor hockey player

An employee from payroll services at Upstate competes in floor hockey Saturday during the Special Olympics at the OnCenter, 800 South State St., Syracuse. Stacey Karasinski, 24, of Syracuse is the only female on the team. The State Winter Games … Continue reading

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A surgeon reveals 5 reasons he loves soccer

By Jiri Bem, MD 1. Soccer colored my childhood. “When you grow up with soccer (known outside of the United States as futbol), you get to understand the game better, and you appreciate the finesse of it much better than … Continue reading

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