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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...
Tags: Health and Safety at School, Diabetes, Obesity, Family, Weight
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...
Hospital charges This is in response to the extensive article on the variations of same-procedure charges ("An acute gap in prices at hospitals; U.S. list offers look at billing disparities for same procedure," Page 1, May 9). Not only the variation is...
Endocrinologist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberHaving a baby brings feelings of joy and excitement—but complications can occur for both mother and child if diabetes is present or develops. Some women may develop gestational diabetes, when excess sugars from digested foods build up in 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...
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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...
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...
Have you lifted weights today? Odds are, the answer is no. A new report on Americans’ health vices says failure to do strength-training exercises is far more common than the more obvious bad behaviors of smoking, heavy drinking, being a couch potato...
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
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