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News From the Y
Swimming helps autistic teen
July 26, 2015
Charles Cobbert was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 3 and at age 17, he is competing in the swimming nationals. Meg Oliver reports on how the repetitive aerobic activity helps to reduce the autistic behavior.
CBS Evening News
YMCA of Greater Louisville sets Guinness World Record for 'most people hopping on one leg simultaneously'
July 24, 2015
LOUISVILLE— The YMCA of Greater Louisville has set the Guinness World Record for "most people hopping on one leg simultaneously." The record was set on Sunday, April 26, with 674 people at Slugger Field during the YMCA's 9th annual Healthy Kids Day celebration. Guinness officially confirmed the record this month.
Local YMCA garden grows 800 pounds of produce
July 17, 2015
YMCA working to lower drowning rate of minority children
July 7, 2015
New YMCA Veggie Van rolling into Tampa food deserts
June 30, 2015
TAMPA — Kids might not chase after it like they would the ice cream man, but grown-ups are eager to take advantage of a new mobile vegetable stand that soon will roll into neighborhoods lacking in grocery options.
How to Avoid the 'Summer Slide' with Kids' Eating
June 23, 2015
The results are in: Kids aren't eating as healthily in the summer as they do the rest of the year. Here's how to keep their nutrition on track when they're on summer break.
July 28, 2015
It's been well known that physical exercise can help prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's and vascular dementia. But multiple recent studies are confirming and even more exciting prospect that symptoms can actually be reversed. more