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Wellness Wednesday: Local Fitness Center for People with Disabilities, Alternative Cancer Treatments

Airman 1st Class Travis Beihl
U.S. Air Force
Two athletes run in a 2017 Special Olympics track event in Mississippi. One of the Special Olympic's goals is to provide opportunities for those with disabilities to develop physical fitness.

Obesity rates for people who have disabilities are higher for children and adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A new gym that’s opened in Dublin aims to combat that disparity and was started to help people with disabilities stay fit.

Today on Wellness Wednesday, the challenges of staying physically active facing those with disabilities. Also, a new study on alternative cancer treatments and the impact of substance abuse on family members.


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