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An edited version of Super Size Me: A Film of Epic Proportions is now headed for classrooms. The educationally enhanced® version of the film is targeted for grades six through 12. It contains 24 curriculum lessons, student handout materials, games, an educator’s manual and interviews with nutritionists and doctors. For more information, visit

The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), Curves® International Inc. and WalkStyles Inc. are partnering with the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) to promote Fibromyalgia Awareness Day 2005 on May 12. The partner organizations will raise awareness by disseminating information about fibromyalgia and its treatments. Participating fitness facilities will offer free classes and other services to commemorate the day.

For additional Awareness Day partnership opportunities with the NFA, or to learn how individuals can participate in the campaign, visit

Stay within your scope of practice and help your clients research various health issues by recommending the American Medical Association Family Medical Guide, 4th edition (Wiley 2004). This updated version features new chapters on diet and health; exercise and fitness; stress; and weight management. It also has a new section on health issues at various life stages. The book is available at bookstores nationwide and major online booksellers.

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Joy Keller

IDEA Author/Presenter
Joy Keller is executive editor of IDEA Fitness Journal and is also a certified personal t... more less
May 2005

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