Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas, sugary drinks NEW YORK -- New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity. The proposed first-in-the-nation ban would impose a 16-ounce limit on the size of sweetened drinks sold at restaurants, movie theaters ... 05/31/2012 - 3:34 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city’s restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity — an expansion of his administration’s efforts to encourage healthy ... 05/31/2012 - 2:48 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas NEW YORK (AP) - New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity. The proposed first-in-the-nation ban would impose a 16-ounce limit on the size of sweetened drinks sold at restaurants, movie ... 05/30/2012 - 10:25 pm | View Link
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Michael Bloomberg Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American business magnate, politician and philanthropist. He served as the 108th Mayor of New York City ... 10/19/2014 - 9:56 pm | View Website
New York's highest court blocked a measure to ban sales of ... Mayor Bill de Blasio supported his predecessor's proposal to ban the sale of large sugary drinks. Now, he faces a decision following a rejection of the ban ... 06/26/2014 - 4:55 pm | View Website
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:31 GMTASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.
The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washingt
She’s heading home. Nina Pham, the 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola treating a sick Dallas patient, is virus free and will be released from the hospital Friday, the National Institutes of Health said.
The Hamptons are officially hotter than Manhattan. Home prices on Long Island’s celeb-studded South Fork are rising much faster than they are in the city, jumping by nearly 13% since last year compared with an uptick of 4% in Manhattan/
Fashion designers are turning the catwalk into a game of drones. Lilly Pulitzer is the latest designer to zoom in on the world of high-tech fashion, using a drone to capture her Spring 2015 collection.