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  1. Know your 'type' of obesity to lose weight, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Obese people fall into six distinct categories, a study suggests, leading scientists to call for a new style of bespoke treatment rather than a "one size fits all" approach to tackling the epidemic. British researchers have identified the groups as heavy drinking males, young healthy females, the affluent and healthy elderly, the physically sick but happy elderly, the unhappy and anxious middle-aged, and those with the poorest health.

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  2. Gov issues health warning on cannabinoids a spice,a a K2aRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a health alert, warning New Yorkers about a recent spike in the use of a synthetic cannabinoid, often sold as "spice" and "K2," that has sent more than 160 patients to hospitals since April 8. State officials said the synthetic cannabinoid is known to be marketed as incense, herbal mixtures or potpourri in order to mask ... (more)

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  3. 2nd Harvest offering cooking classes in new kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... and health. "A lot of our clients have issues with one or two or all three of obesity, high blood pressure or hypertension," said Andrews. The Director of Donor Relations, Melissa Cloninger said one in six people in Spokane are in need of food ...

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  4. Obesity comes in different typesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    A study suggested people with a body mass index of 30 or more fall into six categories: heavy drinking males; young healthy females; the affluent and healthy elderly; the physically sick but happy elderly; the unhappy and anxious middle-aged; and those with the poorest health. Researchers said their findings suggest that clinicians and policy makers should not target obese individuals as a whole, but treat them according to which "type" they belong to.

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  5. Is this the world's stinkiest holiday?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    To discover the festival Shem En-Naseem, or "smell the breeze" in Arabic, the first stop is a fish market. Every year Egyptians crowd around the counter to buy the holiday's signature dish, a putrid fish called faseekh.

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  6. The SIX different types of obese person from glowing girls to heavy-drinking malesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Heavy drinking males, young healthy females, affluent elderly, physically sick elderly, unhappy middle-aged and those with the poorest health Researchers at the University of Sheffield analysed people with a body mass index of 30 or more - a recognised measure of obesity. The scientists said their findings suggest that clinicians and policy makers should not target obese people as a whole, rather treat them according to the 'type' of obese person they are.

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  7. Restaurant Food, a Likely Culprit in Spreading Heart Disease Among Younger AdultRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Medical School in Singapore showed for the first time a direct link between eating meals away from home and hypertension, a.k.a. high blood pressure . Hypertension is considered a risk factor for heart disease , heart attack and stroke, all of which ...

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  8. Scientists identify six types of obese peopleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    A study suggested people with a body mass index of 30 or more fall into six categories: heavy drinking males, young healthy females, the affluent and healthy elderly, the physically sick but happy elderly, the unhappy and anxious middle-aged and those with the poorest health. Researchers said their findings suggest that clinicians and policy-makers should not target obese individuals as a whole, but treat them according to which "type" they belong to.

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  9. Village women run safe water franchises in arsenic-hit India, BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Times

    NEW DELHI: Rural housewives in countries such as India and Bangladesh, where ground water has high levels of arsenic, are being encouraged to set up businesses to sell safe water to save lives in their communities and earn some income. US-based social enterprise Drinkwell Systems has developed a new system for removing toxic heavy metals from water and is seeking to scale up the process by selling the technology to community-based entrepreneurs with microcredit loans.

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  10. Restaurant Food, a Likely Culprit in Spreading...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Medical School in Singapore showed for the first time a direct link between eating meals away from home and hypertension, a.k.a. high blood pressure. Hypertension is considered a risk factor for heart disease, heart attack and stroke, all of which ...

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  11. The Scary Thing Getting Divorced Might Do to Your BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Getting a divorce can lead to a lot of heartbreak, but it turns out that can be a literal side effect, too. According to a new study, published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes , divorce can be a significant risk factor for a heart attack in women.

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  12. City Of Lakeville PD Extreme Heat Safety TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count does not include data from 2011 when Minnesota experienced an extreme heat event that broke several records for dew point temperature.

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  13. A few cups of tea a day keeps the doctor awayRead the original story

    May 1, 2009 | Examiner.com

    I think the Chinese are on to something with their daily tea breaks. Latinos should drink more tea because of all the medical issues we have that, according to the tea shop owner in San Francisco's Chinatown, can be prevented, controlled and treated with certain kinds of teas.

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  14. Burger Madness month - the home stretchRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Just a week to go. I can't wait to have something completely different, but I will.

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  15. Your brain's aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharpRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. Turns out it's pretty normal: The brain ages just like the rest of your body, says a new report that urges Americans to take steps to keep sharp in their senior years.

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  16. A career in construction, until a back injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    After a lifetime working in construction and landscaping, Timothy Lane was fired when a back injury prevented him from returning to his job - and from keeping the employer-sponsored coverage that helped him see a doctor. Lane, 47, has been uninsured for eight years.

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  17. It's important to stay physically fit during senior years: Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bremerton Patriot

    In last month's column I began to address reasons why seniors need to "keep physically fit." I quoted from a recent study that "regular physical activity and exercise are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults.

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  18. Cattle Research May Yield Lung Disease CluesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    Vanderbilt University researchers have found a genetic mutation that causes pulmonary hypertension in cattle grazed at high altitude, and which leads to a life-threatening condition called brisket disease. Their findings, reported this week in Nature Communications , may shed light on human lung disease, in particular, the mechanism behind non-familial pulmonary hypertension in patients with conditions such as emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis.

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  19. UAB selected to take part in $15M study on high blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The American Heart Association has chosen the University of Alabama at Birmingham to take part in a four year, $15 million study on research into curbing hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The funding is part of the AHA's Strategically Focused Research Network on hypertension, and a team of researchers at UAB's Hypertension Center will work on population health, clinical and basic science projects, and initiating a new training program for further hypertension researchers, according to UAB.

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  20. Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Health.com

    ... n is perfectly reasonable and should be encouraged, high sodium intake is associated with health concerns, like hypertension [high blood pressure]. Many Americans already consume too much salt on a daily basis," he said.

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