Archive: Fit Kids, Cystic Fibrosis

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Statistics show that our kids are heavier than ever. Why? Because they're eating too much and moving too little. We've heard it before. But with both parents working and a busy schedule, it can be hard to get those kids off the couch. My guests have some suggestions on what to do. Dr. Erin Boynton is an orthopedic surgeon and team doctor for the Toronto Blue Jays. Phil Zullo is a fitness trainer to the stars and the owner of Pro Fit Health and Fitness. And they are both on a crusade to stop obesity in children. Imagine a disease that affects every breath you take. Cystic Fibrosis is a fatal, inherited condition that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. There's no cure yet, but research has improved the quality of life and life span of patients. Here to discuss the disease and new developments are Dr. Neil Sweezey, a pediatrician and specialist in respiratory medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. And Kim MacGregor is here. This show contains a Planet Parent segment.
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