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Diabetes Mellitus. The data is startling, and it’s getting worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the U.S., or 8.3 percent of the population. It’s the seventh leading cause of...
Americans are becoming increasingly overweight or obese, exercising less, and eating unhealthy foods, according to the recently released results of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. The results show that 63.1% of adults in the U.S. were either...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterCan you think of six little words that would make you change your life? A Salem man says that's all it took to wake him up. As of today he's lost 200 pounds and the cloud of depression that suffocated his life. These days you'll likely find Rick...
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The majority of American women who are of childbearing age are either overweight or obese. This can affect how much they can afford to gain during pregnancy. The Institute of Medicine recently updated its recommendations. There is now a new weight...
Mount Prospect's public health nurse Jill Heinking said that after discovering far too many of the Latino families she treated were struggling with obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, she launched bilingual education programs targeting these...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More babies born via cesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally, according to a new study of more than 10,000 UK infants. Eleven-year-olds delivered by C-section, for example, were 83...
Reuters* Few students get recommended daily hour of exercise * 44 percent of schools cut exercise for more reading, math By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - U.S. schools need to boost efforts to get students moving, and make gym class as critical...
I am a retired physical-education teacher who worked with students from kindergarten through eighth grade. A majority of my students could not do one pull-up. I tried to be creative and make exercising fun, for which I had a fair amount of success. I am...
Clark County Health DepartmentWe hear people causally speak about osteoporosis; however, it can be a very serious health problem. Bone is living tissue, which is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone does not keep up with the...
OK, so I'm no Margaret Mead, but it seems to me that if one of humanity's oldest inclinations is to throw raw meat onto a fire, then its second oldest has to be to throw it first into a marinade. With grilling season upon us, our grills are calling...
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say. The study provides some of the first evidence of a causal effect between gym and childhood obesity. It is to be published...
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