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on Wed Jul 23 10:59 AM

Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple medical conditions -- ScienceDaily


With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life expectancy. The analysis, one of the first to examine the...
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on Tue Jul 22 11:19 AM

Cost-effectiveness of weight-loss programs, drugs -- ScienceDaily


In a cost-effectiveness analysis of commercial diet programs and pills, the Weight Watchers program and the drug Qsymia showed the best value for the money. The Jenny Craig regimen generated the greatest weight loss, but was also the most...
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on Tue Jul 22 12:38 AM

Gonzalez irked by Upton's lack of hustle


Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he will talk to Justin Upton, who was not running hard down the line when Marlins second baseman Yordany Valdespin bobbled his grounder in the eighth inning of Monday's 3-1 loss
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on Thu Jul 17 9:55 AM

How to Sell Health | Susan Blumenthal, M.D.


By Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A and Stephanie Heung Obesity is among the most pressing public health concerns today -- and the situation has just taken a turn for the worse. The Lancet recently published an alarming new report that charts the...
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on Wed Jul 16 6:17 AM

BBC News - Mexico restricts soft drink TV ads to fight obesity


Mexico is restricting TV advertising for high-calorie foods and soft drinks, as part of its campaign to tackle obesity, the government has announced.
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on Tue Jul 15 5:00 PM

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows: MedlinePlus


But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Seniors' Health, Stroke
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on Mon Jul 14 10:28 PM

Young Hispanics often obese, at higher risk for heart diseases


Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Hispanic American Health, Obesity
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on Thu Jul 10 2:00 PM

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC: MedlinePlus


More women rely on menu's health info than men Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Labeling
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on Wed Jul 9 4:00 PM

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds: MedlinePlus


Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hispanic American Health, Obesity
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on Tue Jul 8 12:00 PM

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study: MedlinePlus


Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Obesity
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