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Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...
Avera St. Luke’s Hospital is offering heart disease screenings Sept. 13 as part of its Take Heart program. For $25, participants will be screened for these risk factors: blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, cholesterol levels,...
How many of you feel as though you get enough sleep every night? Raise your hand. Anyone? By now, most of us know that not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep nightly can affect our health in a variety of ways. And perhaps you know...
The Y of Central Maryland is expanding a childhood obesity program with a $280,000 grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The two year grant from the region’s largest health insurer, will allow the Y of Central Maryland extend its Fit N Fun...
Often, those who are very overweight have tried dieting for years before giving up in frustration. But more obese people are turning to bariatric surgery to jump-start their weight-loss programs. The surgery is low-risk but isn't for everyone. It...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationapproved a new drug Wednesday to help people battle chronic obesity. Used in conjuction with a healthy diet and exercise, the drug Belviq will help people lose weight by activating a receptor in the brain that will...
The 50-something former college dropout who returned to campus to finish his degree — and play football. The health nut grandmother who spends her time writing and performing rock 'n roll. The nursing coordinator and schoolteacher couple who...
Someone with a lot of belly fat has a higher risk of death than those who are obese, a new study suggests. "We knew from previous research that central obesity is bad, but what is new in this research is that the distribution of the fat is very important...
Fox 5 San Diego ReporterSAN DIEGO - A novel weight loss program helps motivate people to shed pounds by having them bet money that they will reach their goal. Healthywage.com challenges their customers to drop a percentage of their body weight in a year and rewards them with...
It's ironic that the year we, both new medical students, moved across the street from the nation's best hospital and began learning how to manage the health of others is the same year we stopped taking care of our own. It was a year of ups and downs....
Tags: Nursing, Physical Fitness and Exercise, Weight, Students, Cancer
The 2012 INshape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair kicks off Thursday afternoon with dozens of exhibits at its disposal. More than $1,000 worth of free health screenings will be available during the event’s four days, including tests for blood...
Weight-loss drugs have so far been a complete bust. But they may be verging on a comeback, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved two new prescription diet pills for the first time in more than a decade. Both weight-loss medications...
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