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
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
No end to obesity epidemic, 20-year forecast shows THE obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don't take in those pants yet. Just over a third of US adults are obese. By 2030, 42 percent will be, says a forecast released today. That's not nearly as many as experts had predicted before the once-rapid rises in ... 05/7/2012 - 5:09 pm | View Link
No end to obesity epidemic, 20-year forecast shows More bad news about Americans’ waistlines. The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but the number of obese adults is likely to keep going up. Today, just over a third of U.S. adults are obese. By 2030, 42 percent will be, says a forecast released Monday. 05/7/2012 - 3:10 pm | View Link
No end to obesity epidemic expected, 20-year forecast shows WASHINGTON -- The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don't take in those pants yet. Today, just over a third of U.S. adults are obese. By 2030, 42 percent will be, says a forecast released Monday. That's not nearly as many as experts had predicted before ... 05/7/2012 - 12:23 pm | View Link
No end to obesity epidemic, 20-year forecast shows WASHINGTON (AP) — The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don't take in those pants yet. Today, just over a third of U.S. adults are obese. By 2030, 42 percent will be, says a forecast released Monday. That's not nearly as many as experts had predicted ... 05/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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A 25-year-old man punched and robbed a woman as she tried to ride her bike home in the Craigin neighborhood, then when he ran across her again later, attacked and raped her early Friday, authorities said today.
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters on Saturday attended the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media personality Alex Wagner at a farm outside New York City, the White House said.
Islamic State militants beheaded a Lebanese soldier who was one of 19 captured by hardline Syrian Islamists when they seized a Lebanese border town for a few days this month, a video posted on social media showed on Saturday.