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RIO DE JANEIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2013--NIKE President & CEO Mark Parker (NYSE: NKE) announced today the company is joining nine other organizations in Brasil to develop programs aimed at creating early, positive experiences for kids in sport and physical activity. Collectively, these ten Champion organizations intend to direct up to $16 million in resources over three years to fight the physical inactivity epidemic in Brasil.
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--Experts from policy, academia and industry convened during a satellite session at the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference in Washington, D.C. Thursday, Dec. 5, to review new and existing evidence underscoring the positive effects of cranberry consumption. Long associated with urinary tract health, the latest research on the polyphenol-rich fruit bears weighty considerations in advance of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
(BPT) - You’re all too familiar with that one, dreaded moment when the festivities end. It hits you every year like a bad hangover. You promise yourself that once the last sip of eggnog has been guzzled and the cookie jar has been emptied, you’ll get healthy.
PARIS (AP) — Some doctors are saying heavy women shouldn't assume that emergency contraception won't work for them -- despite today's announcement from a French drug company.
(NAPSI)—While diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans and is one of the fastest-growing diseases in the nation, there are ways you can protect yourself. That’s particularly important for the 79 million Americans who have prediabetes, which means they are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Being obese may change our ability to taste sweet foods, according to new research from the University of Buffalo.
ATLANTA (AP) — Three years ago, the nation's top public health agency picked its key battles. Now, its first report card on reaching those goals gives it a grade of pretty good but needs improvement.
PARIS (AP) — An obese Frenchman who sought medical care in the United States and was refused travel by planes, trains and even a cruise ship has returned home after an overnight ambulance ride that crossed half of France.
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2013--Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) students and food service managers recently partnered with award-winning chefs to roll out new recipes created in last year’s Chefs Move to Schools event, an essential component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s national Let’s Move! initiative . OCPS students were led by Central Florida-area celebrity chefs and food service managers into their school kitchens to create healthy dishes with less sugar, salt and fat.
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2013--As soon as their owners put down a bowl of food, many dogs feel the need to inhale their meal as quickly as possible. Dog Games®, the trusted brand of innovative puzzle toys, is hoping to slow down dogs’ eating habits while making mealtime more fun with its new line of Slo-Bowls™. Available in multiple colors and designs, these slow feeders require dogs to forage for every bite, resulting in a healthier, more balanced meal.
Many restaurants say they don't use it, but, that could be changing.Now the long shunned additive MSG might be making a comeback in restaurant kitchens.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 18, 2013--NYU Langone Medical Center announced today it received an $10 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the best management strategy for patients with stable ischemic heart disease and advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). The ISCHEMIA-CKD (International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches – Chronic Kidney Disease) trial is a multicenter randomized controlled trial that will study approximately 1,000 patients with CKD, which causes impaired kidney function that may ultimately result in kidney failure and dialysis, and at least moderate ischemia (reduced blood flow to the heart caused by narrowed heart arteries).
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DENVER, Co. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- One third of all Americans are obese, but one state consistently defies that trend, Colorado. Researchers at the University of Colorado in Denver studied lean Coloradans to find out what they seem to know instinctively.
Obese elderly women are more likely to die before age 85, a new study finds
A new study indicates older women who are obese or have a big waist size are more likely to die, contract a major chronic disease, and have a higher risk of mobility disability before they reach age 85.
ATLANTA (AP) — Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are teaming to release a new set of guidelines designed to protect our hearts.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2013--One in three Americans identifies obesity and obesity-related chronic disease as the most urgent health problem facing the country. Today, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and medical costs resulting from obesity total more than $147 billion. Now recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association and most other major provider organizations, obesity and treatments for this disease have become a focal point of healthcare discussions in Congress. Obesity and obesity-related chronic diseases – such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes – are the leading cause of death, disability, and rising healthcare costs in the world.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2013--Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Ethicon) today announced that its first-to-market ENSEAL ® G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer is now available nationwide. The new device will be featured this week at the 42nd American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the nation’s largest gathering of gynecological surgeons performing minimally invasive procedures. ENSEAL ® G2 Articulating is the first, and only, articulating advanced energy device designed to allow surgeons to take a perpendicular approach to cut and seal vessels up to seven millimeters in diameter and lymphatics through a five millimeter port.
When it comes to childhood obesity, people tend to blame fast food, sugary drinks, super-sized everything, too much time playing video games and not enough time exercising. However, new research is suggesting that part of blame may be how much sleep your child is getting.