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App of the Week: State of the Air

June 30, 2014

The State of the Air app from the American Lung Association gives you the ability to see what your lungs are collecting anywhere in the United States. Whether you're exercising, mowing the lawn or just relaxing by the pool - poor air quality can affect you, especially if you suffer with asthma, chronic bronchitis or other respiratory problems. Poor air quality can make your eyes water, irritate your nose, mouth and throat, and even damage lung tissue. Knowing the air quality can help you plan outdoor activities and help protect yourself and your family before you go outside. The app is free for iPhone and Android.

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Sworkit is the ultimate personal trainer! This free top workout app is perfect for people with busy lifestyles who want to get in their daily exercise.

Sworkit routines guide you through video exercises demonstrated by professional personal trainers. Your digital trainer creates the program to fit your schedule instead of needing to adapt your schedule to workout.

July 22, 2015

The CDC HEADS UP Concussion and Helmet Safety app will help you learn how to spot a possible concussion and what to do if you think your child or teen has a concussion or other serious brain injury.

The application also includes a 3D helmet fit feature that teaches about proper helmet fit, safety and care.

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July 14, 2015

Childhood obesity rates are at an all-time high. Today, nearly one in three kids and teens in the United States are obese or overweight. We know that physical activity produces overall physical, psychological and social benefits, and that inactive children are likely to become inactive adults.