Healthy Living

Healthy Living

For patients recovering from debilitating injuries or illnesses, months of physical therapy can be a daunting prospect. But when it comes to alleviating the monotony of regular exercise, videogames may be able to help. Lauren Admire investigates how hospitals are using the Wii to aid in their patients' recovery.

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Three months ago, a medical journal published a report that could have serious implications for gamers' health. But instead of treating it as an opportunity to educate their audience, gaming sites treated the story with skepticism and contempt. Chris LaVigne examines how this information became distorted and why it matters.

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Feeling unhealthy, overweight and depressed? There's an oft-overlooked solution to your body image woes: Play more videogames. Craig Owens spends two weeks with a selection of fitness games to figure out which ones make the cut.

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When you're a kid, there's nothing quite like playing outside. Yet kids today have fewer opportunities to engage in unsupervised outdoor play than ever before. Sara Grimes looks at how games can encourage kids to experiment and explore - both in game worlds and outside.