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Welcome to our new Healthy Living Blog

Tue, Jun 2nd 11:02AM


Welcome to the YMCA of Greater Tulsa’s new Healthy Living blog! My name is Deanna Douthit, but you can call me Dee. I am the Director of Health Initiatives for the association and will be bringing you articles on anything and everything related to healthy living. My background is in exercise science and public health, but my passion is in helping others achieve their own healthy goals. Please join me as we explore the healthy living options offered at the Y, in addition to articles aimed at helping you achieve your goals.

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Million Hearts® – Be one in a Million Hearts

Tue, Jun 2nd 10:13AM

Do you know someone who has had a heart attack or stroke—your father, mother, husband, wife, friend, or colleague? You’re not alone. Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the United States, which means heart disease causes one out of every three deaths in the country. Americans suffer more than 2,000,000 heart attacks and strokes each year, and every day, 2,200 people die from cardiovascular disease.

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Healthy Living Program Spotlight: LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA

Tue, Jun 2nd 10:10AM

Are you or a loved one a recent cancer survivor? If so, you may be eligible for our free LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA cancer survivor program. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free, 12-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors and their caregivers.

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