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How To Combat Childhood Obesity

CHICAGO (CBS) — In the past 30 years, obesity rates have doubled in young children and quadrupled for teenagers.

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the U.S., which is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dedicated the month of September to raising awareness. 267 more words


Health Story: New Zika Public Guide

Your Ultimate Guide to Zika at the Olympics

By Benjamin Becker of LabDoor.com


Ever since Brazil’s Zika epidemic started making headlines last year, world leaders have been nervously awaiting its impact on the Olympics this summer. 437 more words

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Sleep according to the way it is been posed can be define as a condition of body and mind which
typically recurs for several hours every night,in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed,and consciousness practically suspended.A lack of adequate sleep can affect judgment, mood, ability to learn and retain information, and may increase the risk of serious accidents and injury. 159 more words


Ingredient watch: Why palm oil is in foods

Ingredient watch: Eight feel-good reasons why palm oil is in foods

If you’re a label reader, you may be seeing more palm oil in your favorite food products. 369 more words

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Registering with a new GP in Leicester

In my role as a representative of the Save My GP community group I teamed up with Lucy Chaplin, who is the chair of the Scrutiny Committee for Leicester City Council’s Health and Well Being Board to go and talk to Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group… 888 more words

April 16th is Stress Awareness Day

April 16th is Stress Awareness Day

Stress Management – Ways to Relieve Stress

The best way to manage your stress is to learn healthy coping strategies. 400 more words

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