News tagged with schoolchildren

Sitting it out

Youngsters in Norway today are not as fit as earlier generations, and even the best perform less well. Researchers now warn that a wave of inactivity could have a major long-term health impact.

Jan 19, 2012
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Smarter lunchrooms lead kids to eat more salad

Providing healthier food choices for our nation's schoolchildren is a hot-button issue in Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. And a team of researchers from Cornell University have recently identified one simple solution ...

Apr 27, 2010
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Cigarette Ads Fuel Teens' Desire to Start Smoking

The more that teens see cigarette ads, the greater their risk of taking a puff. A new study shows that the particular content of tobacco marketing resonates with youth and that the vivid imagery in tobacco advertising captures ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Goldman Sachs, Citigroup got swine flu vaccine

(AP) -- Some of New York's biggest companies, including Wall Street giants Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, received doses of swine flu vaccine for at-risk employees, drawing criticism that the hard-to-find vaccine is going ...

Nov 05, 2009
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In Texas schools, a picture's worth 1,000 calories

(AP) -- Smile, schoolchildren. You're on calorie camera. Health officials trying to reduce obesity and improve eating habits at five San Antonio elementary schools unveiled a $2 million research project Wednesday that will ...

May 12, 2011
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