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 — 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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Health News Current News and Background about Weightloss (Obesity). Are you carrying some extra weight? Two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese, according to ... 03/8/2014 - 2:21 am | View Website
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Health and economic burden of the projected obesity trends ... Excess bodyweight is associated with negative effects on longevity, disability-free life-years, quality-of-life, and productivity. The obesity epidemic affects both ... 03/5/2014 - 10:38 am | View Website
Beat the cold New York weather by heading to Ocho Rios, where you can relax on the beach, climb a waterfall and check out live reggae. This north-coast Jamaican paradise is just a four-hour flight from JFK Airport and then a 90-minute drive east of Montego Bay.
It's not always easy to define Midwestern cuisine. At its heart and soul, Midwestern cuisine is rooted in comfort foods, but that doesn't mean we can't imbue staple dishes of meat, potatoes, farm-fresh vegetables and fresh-baked goods with a comfortable dose of creativity.
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Oscar party: 75 theater actors and art lovers turned out for the annual black-tie Oscar party at Will Rogers Theater despite snowy weather conditions.
By Peggy Gandy firstname.lastname@example.orgTHE COLOR RED
Event: Red Tie Night.
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Cox Center.
To benefit: Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund.
The evening: Masses of beautiful flowers donated by local florists, which has become a hallmark of this tremendously successful fundraiser, set the stage for the evening, which included cocktails, silent auction, dinner, live auction and music by The Dr.
BY KEN RAYMOND, Book EditorOklahoma native Blake Bailey is best known as a literary biographer. His past books have been exhaustive but readable tomes about John Cheever, Richard Yates and Charles Jackson.
Currently – and quite famously – he is working on a book about Philip Roth, who personally selected Bailey as his official biographer.