Latest chronic diseases Stories

2011-11-20 21:00:00

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) urges the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to maintain funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund in order to continue

Pregnancy Outcomes Can Help Predict Long-term Health In Women
2011-09-14 09:44:13

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine looks at pregnancy as a window for future health.

2011-08-09 00:00:30

The Greater Green Bay YMCA is working for healthy living for all, through a variety of new programs and services that nurture the potential of youth, seniors and even businesses in the greater Green Bay community. Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 07, 2011 Over the past several decades our nation has fallen into a rut of unhealthy lifestyles including a lack of physical activity and unhealthy eating.

2011-08-02 13:04:29

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent of Americans have inactive lifestyles (they take fewer than 5,000 steps a day) and 75 percent do not meet the weekly exercise recommendations (150 minutes of moderate activity each week and muscle-strengthening activity twice a week) to maintain good health.

2011-05-17 16:05:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares for a "silver tsunami," a new report released today by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) highlights inadequate funding by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for research of aging-related illnesses and issues a call for the needed investments aimed at preventing, treating or curing chronic diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, that mostly affect older Americans.

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