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Business Standard India
Sun Pharma gets US subpoena over pricing of generic drugsby US regulators into steep increases in the prices of generic medicines in rec
Sun Pharma gets US subpoena over pricing of generic drugs
Business Standard India / Posted 12 minutes ago
by US regulators into steep increases in the prices of generic medicines in recent years. The US Department of Health and Human Services started an investigation last year into generic drug prices after prodding from US Senator Bernie Sanders and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Testing for lead in water supplysites remain cordoned off with danger signs, road blocks and fact sheets at the
Testing for lead in water supply
The Border Mail / Posted 35 minutes ago
sites remain cordoned off with danger signs, road blocks and fact sheets at the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services. For more information about the lead contamination, visit council's website at... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair County Nonprofit of the MonthYears in existence: 48 Number of employees: 970 Type of Nonprofit: Health and
Blair County Nonprofit of the Month
Altoona Mirror / Posted 39 minutes ago
Years in existence: 48 Number of employees: 970 Type of Nonprofit: Health and human services Populations served: All ages Area of focus: Assisting the most vulnerable in our communities What services or programs does your non-profit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Preserve open access to epilepsy medicine in Medicaid programepilepsy medications by placing them in a protected class in state Medicaid pro
Preserve open access to epilepsy medicine in Medicaid program
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 40 minutes ago
epilepsy medications by placing them in a protected class in state Medicaid programs as well as in Medicare. As the House Human Services Committee debates allowing managed care companies to create their own formularies, we urge them to consider... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Emotionally investedon Monday or Tuesday, if she felt like it, Thein and her family eventually got
Emotionally invested
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 46 minutes ago
on Monday or Tuesday, if she felt like it, Thein and her family eventually got a visit from the Iowa Department of Human Services. She was moved to her aunt's house. "There was an immediate change in school districts and location," she... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
2 Tioga County physicians sentenced to federal prisonwas sentenced to 20 months in prison and ordered to pay $4,762 in restitution t
2 Tioga County physicians sentenced to federal prison
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 52 minutes ago
was sentenced to 20 months in prison and ordered to pay $4,762 in restitution to the state Department of Human Services for fraudulent prescriptions he wrote. Ray was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison for possession with... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
DeNaples-related firm holds majority stake in Trans-Medpercent of Trans-Med Ambulance Inc. since at least August, according to disclos
DeNaples-related firm holds majority stake in Trans-Med
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
percent of Trans-Med Ambulance Inc. since at least August, according to disclosure forms filed with the state Department of Human Services. The firm, Trans-Med Holdings LLC, is headquartered in a Dunmore building owned by landfill/auto parts magnate... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Rehmann Health Center announces activity schedule for June | May 29, 2016are based on a sliding fee scale and services are provided regardless of abilit
Rehmann Health Center announces activity schedule for June | May 29, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 2 hours ago
are based on a sliding fee scale and services are provided regardless of ability to pay. Water testing kits, Department of Human Services (DHS) applications and information for the Saginaw Health Plan are available at the health center. For more... Read more
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examiner.com
Thousands of homeless youth in Bay Area are targeted for sexual exploitationreason 100% of the victims engaged in commercial sex the first time was for “su
Thousands of homeless youth in Bay Area are targeted for sexual exploitation
examiner.com / Posted 2 hours ago
reason 100% of the victims engaged in commercial sex the first time was for “survival.” The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) claims that girls and boys “exploited through prostitution are most often runaways or throwaways” (told... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Glance at growth: County administration, politicians looking for ways to pay for county's growthTwin Creeks development underway. Also in the General Fund were plans to spend
Glance at growth: County administration, politicians looking for ways to pay for county's growth
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 hours ago
Twin Creeks development underway. Also in the General Fund were plans to spend $7.5 million to complete the new Health and Human Services building. Other major expenditures included $53.3 million for utility services improvements and $28.2 million... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
New anthrax vaccine under developmentnext-generation treatments against anthrax infection." Broadly, officials with
New anthrax vaccine under development
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
next-generation treatments against anthrax infection." Broadly, officials within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services envision having the Texas A&M facility — along with the sites in Maryland and North Carolina — develop and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Services for mental health in eastern Shasta Countylimited in Shasta County, but also limited across the country. Shasta County is
Services for mental health in eastern Shasta County
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 hours ago
limited in Shasta County, but also limited across the country. Shasta County is not in a unique position, said Health and Human Services Branch Director Dean True. Determining how many beds are available at one time for residents of Shasta County... Read more
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The Advocate
School Board OKs Head Start program’s application for grantssaid the increase would be paid for by the federal program. Head Start is a pr
School Board OKs Head Start program’s application for grants
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
said the increase would be paid for by the federal program. Head Start is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sun Pharma gets US subpoena over generic drugs pricingby US regulators into steep increases in the prices of generic medicines in rec
Sun Pharma gets US subpoena over generic drugs pricing
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
by US regulators into steep increases in the prices of generic medicines in recent years. The US Department of Health and Human Services started an investigation last year into generic drug prices after prodding from US Senator Bernie Sanders... Read more
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Newsmax
Nuclear Program's Floppy Disks From 1970s Are Security Risk, Cost Burdeninvestment would be on modern IT systems. The report stated that the departmen
Nuclear Program's Floppy Disks From 1970s Are Security Risk, Cost Burden
Newsmax / Posted 8 hours ago
investment would be on modern IT systems. The report stated that the departments of commerce, transportation, health and human services and the Veterans Administration were using "1980s and 1990s Microsoft operating systems that stopped being... Read more
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FOX Business
How Much Do I Need to Retire?year, and a nursing home can cost over $80,000 per year, according to Genworth.
How Much Do I Need to Retire?
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
year, and a nursing home can cost over $80,000 per year, according to Genworth.com. And since the Department of Health and Human Services estimates 70% of retirees will need long-term care at some point, you need a plan for those expenses... Read more
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FOX Business
How Much Do I Need to Retire?year, and a nursing home can cost over $80,000 per year, according to Genworth.
How Much Do I Need to Retire?
FOX Business / Posted 8 hours ago
year, and a nursing home can cost over $80,000 per year, according to Genworth.com. And since the Department of Health and Human Services estimates 70% of retirees will need long-term care at some point, you need a plan for those expenses... Read more
9h
Fortune
India’s Sun Pharma Gets U.S. Subpoena Over Generic Drugs Pricingin the prices of generic medicines in recent years. For more on drug pricing,
India’s Sun Pharma Gets U.S. Subpoena Over Generic Drugs Pricing
Fortune / Posted 9 hours ago
in the prices of generic medicines in recent years. For more on drug pricing, watch: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services started an investigation last year into generic drug prices after prodding from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietthe deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
KTXS Abilene / Posted 9 hours ago
the deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle employment... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Stung By Yelp Reviews, Health Providers Spill Patient Secretsmy medical privacy." The consumer complained to the Office for Civil Rights wi
Stung By Yelp Reviews, Health Providers Spill Patient Secrets
Boise Weekly / Posted 9 hours ago
my medical privacy." The consumer complained to the Office for Civil Rights within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which enforces HIPAA. The office warned the dentist about posting personal information in response to Yelp... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietobtained by The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1X3zXaL ) show the attorney
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
obtained by The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1X3zXaL ) show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle or avoid employment... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislaturepainkillers in 2014 — that's 1.6 percent of the population age 12 and older, ac
Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislature
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
painkillers in 2014 — that's 1.6 percent of the population age 12 and older, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The number of people who were current heroin users was about a tenth... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Illinois could enter its second year without a budgetcut on his own." That leaves $17 billion available to cut, and Rauner would hav
Illinois could enter its second year without a budget
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
cut on his own." That leaves $17 billion available to cut, and Rauner would have to slice unprotected funding for schools, human services, corrections, higher education and the Department of Children & Family Services by 40 percent, Nuding... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Camping crisis: Some western Boulder County sites under siegeCouncil on Homeless Encampments, or, NICHE. It sprung as an initiative from the
Camping crisis: Some western Boulder County sites under siege
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 13 hours ago
Council on Homeless Encampments, or, NICHE. It sprung as an initiative from the preexisting Peak to Peak Housing and Human Services Task Force. The man currently spearheading NICHE — which pulls together members from the Forest Service, the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietthe deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 14 hours ago
the deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle employment... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietthe deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 14 hours ago
the deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle employment... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietthe deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 14 hours ago
the deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle employment... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quietthe deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show
Texas agencies use emergency leave to keep ex-workers quiet
KXXV Waco / Posted 14 hours ago
the deals or sue the agency. Records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show the attorney general's office and Health and Human Services Commission are among other state agencies using this once obscure benefit to settle employment... Read more
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14h
Daily Record
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?of kids are being introduced to nicotine every year, a new generation hooked on
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
of kids are being introduced to nicotine every year, a new generation hooked on a highly addictive chemical," Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said at the time. "We cannot let the enormous progress we've made toward a... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 14 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 15 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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First Coast News
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
First Coast News / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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KTVB Boise
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
KTVB Boise / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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MLive.com
State officials blame owner of neglectful elder care facility for tangled evacuationclosing of facilities, but is not required to notify anyone. Instead, it is up
State officials blame owner of neglectful elder care facility for tangled evacuation
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
closing of facilities, but is not required to notify anyone. Instead, it is up to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to notify patient's family or guardians and initiate the relocation process. "I'm very upset that we weren't... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 16 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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USA Today
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
USA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
States with the highest obesityinfluences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guideli
States with the highest obesity
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 hours ago
influences can impede efforts to combat obesity. The Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week for... Read more
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