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It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The global fight against obesity could be helped by providing support for child's play, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has found.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Jill Cressy was three hours into a six-hour class when she realized that her shoulders were tense, her back was aching and she was beginning to lose her focus. The issue wasn't the subject – Educational ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on a unified fitness assessment program announced today by The President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition; the American Alliance for Health, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 10-week program that fits easily into the high school curriculum could give students a lifetime of less anger and lower blood pressure, researchers report.
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Danielle Peers has lived the thrill and pressure, revelled in competition and brought home hardware from the Paralympic Games. But beneath the cheers, the University of Alberta researcher questions whether the Paralympic ...
Health Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reducing television viewing may be an effective strategy to prevent excess weight gain among adolescents, according to a new study released in the September/October 2012 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Be ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preschoolers from low-income neighbourhoods and kids who spend more than two hours a day in front of a TV or video-game console have at least one thing in common: a thirst for sugary soda and juice, according to research ...
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Time to get moving: Researcher recommends physical activity be part of school day, after-school programs
(Medical Xpress) -- Along with reading, writing and arithmetic, do you know if physical activity will be a big part of your child's school day? What about after school and on weekends -- is your child getting enough physical ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Mandates for physical education in most of the United States fall short of the guidelines set forth by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education, according to a new study.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Teens who play on three or more sports teams are much less likely to be overweight or obese than their peers who don't play a sport, new research finds.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children need quality physical education to combat obesity and lead healthy lives. Georgia elementary schools make the grade when it comes to providing that education, but middle and high schools in the state don't even come ...
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A small study gives a snapshot into the financial anxieties that plague many patients with advanced cancer and their spouses, even as they struggle against the disease itself.
Cancer Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although additional rigorous clinical trials are warranted, the literature suggests that video games can be useful in improving a variety of health outcomes, particularly those in the areas ...
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |