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Baltimore Sun
Childhood obesity task force calls for attention to vending machines, sodasA new state task force report looking at ways to reduce childhood obesity has w
Childhood obesity task force calls for attention to vending machines, sodas
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
A new state task force report looking at ways to reduce childhood obesity has waded into simmering controversies surrounding sugary drinks and junk food in vending machines and even the amount of physical education kids get at school. The report... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why poverty puts all Texans at riskIt’s tempting to look the other way when faced with the enormous task of combat
Why poverty puts all Texans at risk
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
It’s tempting to look the other way when faced with the enormous task of combating poverty in this city and state. But the grim realities of being poor in Texas make it impossible to bury our heads to the increasingly dangerous effects on us... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
8 ways to lower your cancer riskto lower your risk. 1: Eat yogurt Our gut bacteria, or microbiome, has recent
8 ways to lower your cancer risk
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
to lower your risk. 1: Eat yogurt Our gut bacteria, or microbiome, has recently been linked to everything from mood to obesity, and a growing number of studies are linking it to a lowered cancer risk. The latest, published last month in the... Read more
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Times of Malta
40% of Maltese boys are obese or overweight - new studyto a study which found that more than 40 per cent of all children are actually
40% of Maltese boys are obese or overweight - new study
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
to a study which found that more than 40 per cent of all children are actually overweight or obese. Children from all State, Church and independent schools - a total of 41,747 boys and girls - had their body mass index measured during PE... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congress must do more to fight opioid crisistied for the second biggest health problems facing the U.S. They trail only can
Congress must do more to fight opioid crisis
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
tied for the second biggest health problems facing the U.S. They trail only cancer, and came in ahead of concerns such as obesity and diabetes. The House plans to vote next week on some 19 bills that would, among other things, allow some opioid... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Lock Haven University students tackle health-related issuesof people with diabetes and those at risk for the disease who were striving to
Lock Haven University students tackle health-related issues
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
of people with diabetes and those at risk for the disease who were striving to live healthier lives. "I worked with Penn State Extension," he said. Knechel said he was able to learn from a sample study of the population before and after the... Read more

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