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NEW YORK (AP) — Obesity rates have declined among New York City's public schoolchildren in kindergarten through eighth grade over the past five years, said a government study published Thursday. The study published by the federal Centers for...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A gym and fitness center with a rock-climbing wall, Nintendo Wiis, Xbox Kinects, circuit fitness equipment and an active learning lab might not seem like it would exist in a public elementary school. But a variety of the...
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University researchers have a $4.8 million grant to research rural childhood obesity. The Albany Democrat-Herald says the five-year program will conduct community-based research with extension offices in six...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy women are less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis than their slimmer peers, according to a new study. Researchers following more than 116,000 women found that morbidly obese study participants were 39 percent less...
Like other fourth-graders at Evanston's King Laboratory School, Jennifer Dreller's daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment. But the experience took a toll on the 10-year-old's self-esteem, her mother...
Michael Jackson sometimes sang during concerts accompanied by his own recorded vocal track to help him perform the most physically strenuous numbers, the choreographer for what was to be his comeback shows in London testified Monday. What is known as...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to be 30 pounds overweight and still be healthy? My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal, and I have no health issues other than being overweight. ANSWER: Weight is one important measure of health. But it's not...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a head-to-head comparison with a traditional diet, people who stuck to a diet of portion-controlled packaged foods lost almost twice as much weight as those who only got advice on how to trim calories, according to a new...
Reuters(For other news from Reuters Health Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/Health13) * Danish group under pressure after U.S. Tresiba setback * CEO says obesity drug could keep profit goals on track * Novo expects liraglutide for obesity to...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley and Ransdell Pierson May 7 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's choice of gastric banding has prompted questions about why he opted for a weight-loss procedure less favored by bariatric surgeons and patients. Lap-Band...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
South WindsorThink of a person with an eating disorder and your first thought will likely be of a college coed. Yet children as young as six and retired seniors are increasingly being treated for eating disorders. Those with eating disorders have the highest...
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