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5 Ways that Playing Sports Can Improve Your Health

Baseball TeammatesAs the kids head back to school, many will begin their fall season of sports as well. But sports aren't just for kids. There are many reasons for adults to stay active in sports for as long as they are able. Approximately 45 percent of Americans exercise to help manage the effects of stress. Whether you like the single-minded focus of running or walking, or prefer the camaraderie of a baseball or basketball team, you'll feel better if you play sports.



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Total U.S. Kidney Patients AKF Helped in 2008Jazz singer Felena Bunn shares how the American Kidney Fund saved her life by Kate Howard
March 17, 2010

By age of 25, the glorious voice of Chicago jazz singer Felena Bunn had taken her to every continent on the globe except Africa. She was saving Africa for a special trip, a homecoming of sorts for this African-American woman. A stroke in 2001, at age 26, caused by high blood pressure put the trip on hold. Her doctors couldn’t determine the cause, but recommended Bunn improve her diet, increase exercise and lose weight. So, she did—and the fast-track lifestyle that comes with success in the music business had to slow down, too.


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