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SACRAMENTO -- Two controversial tax measures advanced Wednesday in the California Legislature — a penny-per-ounce levy on soda and a charge on oil pumped from the ground in the state. The Senate Health Committee members approved a bill by state...
Staff WriterFor preschool teacher Cynthia Juarez, preparing healthy meals in a fun and creative way was exactly what she wanted to learn to help teach her students at Room to Grow preschool in Brawley. “It’s extremely important for our kids to learn...
Tags: Overweight, Obesity, Diets and Dieting, Healthy Diet, Education
Vision, hearing tests The Department of Health offers vision and hearing screenings in public schools for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and eighth grade, and also for students new to Anne Arundel county schools. Student in the following...
WDBJ7 ReporterFor some people, losing weight can be a lifelong battle. For others, it can be a fight for the their very lives. Meet Jeff Mitchell. He weighs 600 pounds. Before we could start the interview, Mitchell had to lay down, his own weight was too much to...
According to the centers for disease control and prevention, nearly 28% of teens are overweight; this means 1 in every 5 parents are concerned about how to help their child. With the risk of type 2 Diabetes and psychosocial consequences threatening...
I was a pioneer of childhood obesity. By the time I was a junior in high school, I weighed more than 200 pounds. I was a fat kid before being a fat kid made you the topic of a national conversation and the first lady's pet project, back when Gatorade...
Tags: Oprah Winfrey, Overweight, Obesity, Jamie Oliver, Halloween
Branson J. Tolliver, 18, Wagner, possession of alcohol by minor, fined $130 and sentenced to 15 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended. Lucas Allan Merkel, 18, of 612 Paramount Drive, No. 308, possession of alcohol by minor, fined $130...
Tags: Overweight, Groton, Fines, Drunk Driving, Watertown
Contributing WriterAs a parent, you have the responsibility of encouraging your children to eat healthy and exercise. Childhood obesity has become a growing concern and a major problem affecting millions of families. Although eliminating obesity is not an easy task,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regularly eating cereal for breakfast is tied to healthy weight for kids, according to a new study that endorses making breakfast cereal accessible to low-income kids to help fight childhood obesity. One in every four American...
Steward Rendon, a doctor at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, is hosting a free informational weight loss surgery seminar at 7 p.m. Wednesday (April 17) and at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Red Cross Health Fair. He will also be the keynote speaker at the...
If you're overweight, have high blood pressure, smoke or are diabetic, your employer may soon require you to improve your health, get counseling on the issue or pay a fine, especially if you work for a large corporation. In an effort to rein in...
Bryan Lee Schatz, 41, Linton, N.D., stop sign violation, fined $120. Gabrielle Elaine Leaf, 24, of 319 S. Eighth St., No. 1, open container, fined $120. Ryan Aldinger, 19, of 124 Eighth Ave. S.W., failure to maintain financial responsibility, fined...
Tags: Overweight, Groton, Grayslake, Fines, U.S. Congress
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