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  • 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
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Bayer to pay $1.1B for California firm Conceptus
    Germany drug company Bayer AG says it intends to buy California-based Conceptus to expand its birth control offerings. Bayer said Monday it would launch a pupublicblic offer to pay $31.00 per share for all the stock in Conceptus, Inc. That means Bayer would pay $1.1 billion. More
  • Thousands flee wildfires near Halifax : In The News for May 29
    In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 29 … What we are watching in Canada … The ...
    05/28/2023 - 9:15 pm | View Link
  • In The News for May 29: Thousands flee wildfires near Halifax
    The Halifax Regional Municipality has opened an evacuation centre to accommodate thousands of residents fleeing wildfires near suburban communities northwest of Halifax.
    05/28/2023 - 9:15 pm | View Link
  • Tech mogul chasing eternal youth gets plasma infusion from one litre of teen son's blood
    A tech mogul who’s spending millions in the pursuit of perpetual youth has received blood from his 17-year-old son in what the eccentric multimillionaire is describing as the world’s first ...
    05/24/2023 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • Health Center
    The deadline for all required information is August 1. If you do not submit the required information, your Hope account will be charged $100. The Health Center is open 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4:30 p.m ...
    09/14/2022 - 8:53 pm | View Link
  • Pre-Health
    About 25% of incoming Hope students seek a career in the health fields. We can help you get there. Hope College offers specialized advising for students who plan to pursue an advanced degree in a ...
    01/4/2021 - 3:59 pm | View Link
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