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Gala celebrates launch of 'We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern Medicine'
Nearly 950 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago to celebrate the launch of 'We Will.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey has examined and interviewed more than 140,000 people since 1956, according to the website for the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Dose Matters: Exercise as an Antidepressant
While physicians and other mental health clinicians are no stranger to recommending exercise to combat depression , we don't always know how much or what kind will make a difference.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
More evidence that sitting around isn't good
According to a study of 2,223 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, sitting in your chair for two hours can be just as harmful as 20 minutes of exercise is beneficial.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Thyroid Hormones and Coronary Artery Calcification in Euthyroid Men...
From the Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Child siblings may influence each other's obesity risk
Brothers or sisters might have a greater influence than parents on a child's likelihood of being obese, suggests new U.S. research.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Daily Beast
RFK Jr.'s Twisted Anti-Vaxx HistoryBy Russell Saunders
Despite multiple studies showing no link between vaccines and autism, RFK Jr. continues to use his position to spread that lie.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Newly registered alien workers healthy
Dr Narong Sahamethapat, permanent secretary for public health, said employers took about 110,000 alien workers to register at the 34 one-stop centres nationwide.
Intimate partner violence; the risk of STD's
Nearly 5.3 million intimate partner victimization occur each year among U.S. women ages 18 and older.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Milwaukee Courier Online
Brain Brawn and Body: 9 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Diabetes Risk
The most common form of diabetes , Type 2 , affects 90 to 95 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Niacin, a commonly used cholesterol treatment, doesn't reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with hardened arteries.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Ten Smart Tips For Healthy Travel
Whether for business or pleasure, many Americans will be traveling internationally this year-and your fun and efficiency will go further if you make sure the basics of health and safety are not neglected.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Cervical Cancer Prevention Program Saves Lives
A 23-year old federal program for the early detection and treatment of cervical cancer markedly reduces illness and death among underserved, low-income women, yet its impact has been reduced by the fact that it has reached only 10 percent of the eligible population, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .
Obesity quotes chart wide ranging webinar
Nearly 1,300 people registered for the Food Manufacture Group's free, one-hour, independent webinar on the roots of Britain's obesity crisis and its remedies.
Medical News Today
First-of-its-kind study to examine smoking prevalence
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
SOURCE: Breitbart Texas Reporting Leads to Apprehension of Illegal with Tuberculosis
Reporting by Breitbart Texas has led to the apprehension of a previously-deported illegal alien with active tuberculosis , according to a highly placed source.
The Globe and Mail
Media images reinforce stereotypes of body size
The number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013.
These 4 Bad Habits May Be Cutting 10 Years Off Your Life
Add 10 years to your life with these four tips from Shape and maintain a healthy life well into your senior years .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Safe Travels: How to stay healthy during your upcoming vacation
You've booked your flight or mapped out your driving route, packed your suitcase and planned your itinerary for some time away from home.
Handicapped People Don't Have The Same Incentive As Mobile People To Quit Smoking
Researchers have found that people with mobility impairments, such as using special ambulatory equipment and having difficulty walking one-quarter mile without equipment, under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments and smokers with mobility impairments were less likely to attempt quitting .