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Improved Recovery In Patients Who Exercised Prior To Stroke

Study Finds Overweight Youth Are Twice As Likely To Have Overweight Friends

New Obesity Data Shows Blacks Have The Highest Rates Of Obesity

Risk Of Complications In Pregnancy Increased By Obesity, Study Shows

If you or someone you know has asthma, the way to get medicine will soon change.

Society For Prevention Research Meeting Features New Research On Issues Affecting Youth

Obesity, impact of alcohol ads on adolescents, prescription drug use, and impact of neighborhoods on violence among several new studies being presented at San Francisco meeting, May 27-30, 2008Leading researchers in prevention science are meeting May 27-30, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Center to present new findings on a wide variety of health challenges facing youth and families.

Product Claims To Tighten Skin, Erase Wrinkles From Cellulite

NBC 10''s Dawn Timmeney checks out a product that claims to smooth out cellulite.

Childhood Obesity Epidemic Requires Multiple Levels Of Intervention

Childhood obesity continues to emerge as a significant health concern in the United States. Experts in interventions and public health strategies met, during the 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine(ACSM) to discuss the issue. A symposium, chaired by Bryan K. Smith, Ph.D.

Anxiety In Overweight Children Compounds Risk Factors

Anxiety may influence children''s metabolic health differently according to weight status, says a study presented in Indianapolis at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Healthwatch: Pregnancy, Tooth Loss Linked, Researchers Say

Childhood Obesity Growth Appears To Have Leveled Off, But Racial Disparities Remain, Study Finds

Minority children continue to have some of the highest obesity rates, according to a new study that indicates the decades-long growth in childhood obesity in the U.S. appears to have leveled off, the Washington Post reports.

Sport And Exercise Not Working For Today’s Kids

"The traditional panacea to combat childhood obesity has always been centered on sports and traditional fitness exercises. In my opinion, this strategy has simply not worked," stated Jim Teatum former head of the US fitness giant Nautilus. "Sport and fitness, whatever form they may take, by nature discriminate against the overweight, deconditioned, and uncoordinated. By perpetuating a feeling of low self esteem, they actually discourage these children from becoming fit.

E. coli Finding Prompts Macaroni Salad Recall

A company voluntary recalls 23,000 pounds of Amish macaroni salad after E. coli is found in a sample package.

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs May Trigger Migraines, Doctor Says

Compact fluorescent light bulbs last longer and use less energy than traditional bulbs. But some people say they trigger migraines, including a doctor who treats headaches.