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 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 ... 05/7/2012 - 9:33 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, 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 ... 05/7/2012 - 11:05 am | View Link
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By Silas Allen, Staff WriterThe U. S. Department of Education awarded $2.7 million to an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit group that works to promote healthy lifestyles among students, families and educators.
Schools for Healthy Lifestyles will use the three-year grant to support efforts to educate and encourage elementary students, teachers and families across the state to make healthy lifestyle choices.
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Dennis Dunham, Executive Director of University of Central Oklahoma Global Affairs, and Kyle Dillingham, UCO Ambassador-in-Residence, talk about the International House Night Market Gala on Parties Extra!
Marie finally found a solution to Howard’s Internet addiction. The winner of “No Way, Macgyver” is Keith M. with his caption, “We found Clippy. I need you to get him brushed up and put him back to work in Windows 8.” Also, Sunsetsword won “PC Lock” with the caption, “Maybe hiring that locksmith into IT was a bad idea.” Congratulations both!
Heather Warlick, Staff WriterDavid Brown of Edmond, last season’s runner-up on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”, encourages Oklahomans to audition for the weight-loss show that he says changed his life completely.
The television show once again will hold auditions in Oklahoma City, seeking contestants for season 16.