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2014-12-09 12:33:27

New data reflect the nation's preparedness for health security threats WASHINGTON, Dec.

physical education
2014-12-06 09:37:31

America needs to find its way back to a more active daily lifestyle, and this includes more physical activity for our children.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.