Month: September 2013

Uncle Sam in the exam room

Have you seen the creepy Uncle Sam videos making the rounds on the Internet? If you have, then you certainly know what I’m talking about. If not, allow me to fill […]

Let’s Move … with soda endorsers?

So many people are talking about getting America’s youth healthier. Much of that is likely thanks to the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign. The campaign encourages kids to eat healthful foods, […]

Football fans and fatty foods

Bad news for Jacksonville Jaguars fans: a recent study revealed that football fans’ saturated-fat consumption spikes when their teams lose. The study found saturated-fat consumption increased by as much as 28 […]

Why are health care costs so high?

Here's an interesting video on the high cost of health care in America that's making its rounds on the Internet. Thoughts? […]

Smokers quitting thanks to ‘Tips From Former Smokers’

The diabetic who is blind in one eye and walks with a prosthetic leg. The teenager hospitalized from an asthma attack. The woman who speaks using a voice box. Most people […]

More teens are lighting up

More and more tweens and teens are lighting up. But rather than traditional cigarettes, they’re using electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. The percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who use […]

‘Fat letters’ are back

Earlier this year, schools in North Andover, Mass., were under fire for their approach to combating obesity. Schools were measuring students’ height and weight to determine their body mass indexes. Parents […]

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