Archive: 01/22/2013

One path to fitter kids: More P.E. at school

(HealthDay News) —Remember the physical education component of children's education? Many schools have cut back on P.E. classes, but a new study finds that might be a mistake.

Jan 22, 2013
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Are antidepressants overprescribed?

Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the issue on BMJ website today.

Jan 22, 2013
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Happy in marriage, heavier on the scale?

(HealthDay)—Everyone has had that friend who was svelte when single and then became noticeably more plump after entering a state of marital bliss. Now, there is new evidence that it was not your imagination: ...

Jan 22, 2013
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