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2014-10-16 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 The nation's poverty rate was 15.5 percent in 2013, down from 16.0 percent in 2012, according to the supplemental poverty measure released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

After-school exercise program
2014-09-30 03:00:46

A new study has found that children who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.

2014-09-16 12:25:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

red robin burgers
2014-07-31 04:58:45

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is home to one of the unhealthiest meals in America – a “Monster” sized A1 Peppercorn hamburger served with Bottomless Steak Fries and a Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake that boasts a total of 3,540 calories.

jogging for life
2014-07-29 05:55:57

Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

sodium content still too high
2014-07-02 11:37:30

Some chain restaurants have been working to reduce the amount of sodium in the foods they serve, but according to a new report from consumer advocacy group the Center For Science in the Public Interest – the average salt reduction by companies is barely significant.

2014-05-23 23:10:36

Health Benefits Of Exercises And Physical Activities For Adults And Elderly, a new report on the website Vkool.com reveals positive effects of physical activity and exercise on physical and mental

Children Tend To Be More Active When Their Moms Are Too
2014-03-24 10:58:09

Mothers raising a small child may want to stay active just to keep up with their toddler, but according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics active moms establish a dynamic lifestyle pattern for their children as well...

2014-02-19 12:28:55

Advisory: Nutrition Facts 2.0 WASHINGTON, Feb.

Cancer Death Risk Reduced In Men Who Exercise More
2014-01-27 05:02:54

Regular physical activity could reduce the risk of death in male cancer patients by nearly half, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health.


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