Tuesday, May 25, 2010

GNB Update

Here's the news for Tuesday on GNB...

Atlanta has the healthiest citizens in the Southeast. That's according to a study released Monday. The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that Georgia's state capital ranked 16th overall out of 50 cities by the American College of Sports Medicine's American Fitness Index. That's down from 15th a year ago. Washington, D.C. won title of "most fit city" for the third straight year.

A pinch of ginger a day can keep the doctor away. That's what researchers at the University of Georgia proved in a study that came out on Monday. OnlineAthens.com reports that one dose ginger every day can reduce the muscle pain that's caused from working out. The researchers found that consuming ginger reduced the pain by 25 percent.

A free camp helps children with diabetes cope with the disease. Macon.com reports that "Camp Little Shots" at Rock Eagle in Putnam County is celebrating its 30th year in 2010. The camp reaches children and teenagers between six and 18 years old. It wraps up on Wednesday.

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