Tag: obesity

Roundup: Eating Slowly – and Not Too...

Take your time when eating, avoid after-dinner snacks and don’t eat shortly before bedtime. These three habits will help you...

February 16, 2018

Roundup: Florida Improves in Ranking of Healthiest...

Some states are significantly healthier than others, according to an updated ranking of how states are faring with a variety...

December 15, 2017

Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a...

October 27, 2017

Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new...

October 13, 2017

Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign...

September 26, 2017

Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have Higher...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an...

August 18, 2017

Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back...

June 23, 2017

Roundup: One-Third of World is Now Overweight...

About one-third of the world’s population, more than 2 billion people, are overweight or obese, according to a new study...

June 16, 2017

Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among...

A concerning new byproduct of the obesity epidemic among children and teenagers is the relatively new rise of type 2...

April 17, 2017

Roundup: Florida’s ‘Healthiest’ Counties are Ranked; It’s...

The annual health ranking of Florida’s 67 counties that measures such factors as smoking rates, obesity, physical inactivity and “food...

March 31, 2017

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American Heart Association’s Essential 8 Steps...

One in three Americans are literally losing years off their lives every night by not getting enough sleep. Are you one of them? For years, the American...

Baptist Health Experts Offer Tips for...

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‘I’ve Recovered So Quickly’ — She...

For too long, Gloria Nissinoff, 78, was unable resume an active life, whether it was working out at the gym, going for a walk, dancing...

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This week marks Antibiotics Awareness Week, an annual observance instituted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness of the...

Are We In for a ‘Tridemic’...

According to public health experts, three respiratory viruses – COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are all expected to surge this fall and...

Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

Update on Acne

Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of...

Smokeout 2022: Concerning Trends Spur Vital...

About 34 million American adults still smoke cigarettes – while at least 2.5 million teenagers and an estimated 6 million young adults use smokeless tobacco...

Triumphing Over Diabetes: With Awareness and...

Leo Haviv was preparing for heart surgery when he learned he has type 2 diabetes. He recalls arguing with the medical staff — he never...