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Not so long ago, about one in every 10 adult Floridians was obese. Today, if you line up four Floridians, one of them will be obese. The good news? At least we're not Mississippi, where every third person has a body mass index of 30 or higher —...
Reuters* Life expectancy increases in most rich and poor countries * China, India see big gains; some African countries decline * No sign obesity limiting average life spans in rich world By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - People are living longer...
Tags: China, United Nations, Politics, Weight, Demographics
SACRAMENTO — Releasing his latest budget plan this week, Gov. Jerry Brown repeated his assurance that the tax hikes voters agreed to last fall were enough, that he won't ask them to dig deeper into their pockets any time soon. "We just got a...
ReutersROME (Reuters) - The thought of eating beetles, caterpillars and ants may give you the creeps, but the authors of a U.N. report published on Monday said the health benefits of consuming nutritious insects could help fight obesity. More than 1,900 species...
Tags: Weight, Health Organizations
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite public health progress in cutting calories, as well as salt and fat from fast foods and supermarket products, neighborhood restaurants are still packing big helpings of each into their meals, a trio of studies suggests....
It's known as the "lower" PE class, but some students at one northwest suburban high school simply call it "fat gym." Sophomore James Farquharson said his peers coined the term after Prospect High School adopted a new physical education curriculum...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to be 30 pounds overweight and still be healthy? My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal, and I have no health issues other than being overweight. ANSWER: Weight is one important measure of health. But it's not...
READER SUBMITTED: American Heart Association And Aetna Team Up To Bring Macdonough Elementary Teaching GardenMiddletownThe American Heart Association announces that Macdonough Elementary School in Middletown will receive a Teaching Garden thanks to Aetna and it's team of nurses. The school's Garden Club will receive the materials needed to plant a real-life laboratory...
HealthNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making headlines for his recent lap-band stomach surgery, which could help the overweight politician lose up to 100 pounds—if he changes his ways. The fact that his name features prominently on the news is good news...
At chain restaurants across the country, the ink is scarcely dry on new menus posting the calorie counts of food and beverage options. But already, public health experts are debating whether there might be better ways to influence Americans' nutritional...
ReutersMay 9 (Reuters) - Headlines Jailed Enron chief could see sentence shortened by 10 years () Dimon pledges to fix compliance problems () Coke acts to fend off obesity criticism () BAE sees 'modest growth' in wake of defence spending cuts ()...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Weight, Coca-Cola Co., David Cameron, Immigration
May 17, 2013 |Resource Link| Orlando Sentinel
May 19, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 15, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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May 11, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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