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2014-09-05 05:29:47

For the first time ever, adult obesity rates have exceeded 35 percent in two US states, and no state in the country had obesity rates of less than 21 percent, according to the results of a new report released on Thursday.

2014-09-04 08:31:32

Rates Higher in South, and Among Blacks, Latinos and Low-Income Americans WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-03-26 23:00:22

A recent government study found that only one-in-four adolescents meet the nation’s physical activity guideline of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day.

2013-10-30 23:32:34

The Children’s Obesity Fund announces its support of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville’s Children’s Health Habits Integrated for Life program, which hopes to reduce the risk

2013-09-18 23:34:00

Task force will explore how innovative policy changes can improve health in communities. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Women In

2013-08-19 15:35:12

Adults across the U.S. rate childhood obesity as the top health concern for children in 2013, but priorities vary based on racial and ethnic backgrounds.

2013-08-14 09:29:11

Women with a history of childhood physical abuse are more likely to become obese adults.

2013-06-13 23:27:49

Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues surrounding childhood obesity.

Healthy Neighborhood Lowers Obesity Level
2013-06-07 09:11:10

Neighborhoods that include restaurants and businesses that support healthy eating choices can make a “measurable” difference in the battle against obesity, according to a new study led by researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.