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, 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 - 7:34 am | View Link
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In a stunning illustration if the ever-widening inequality gap, the richest man in China is currently building tiny apartments in Hong Kong for those city dwellers who can’t afford housing in the world’s most unaffordable city. Clocking in at just under 200 square feet, the apartments cost about $250,000 and rate as some of the cheapest in the entire city.
Laina Rose stands just over 5 feet tall and carries a 30-pound backpack. Since starting her journey April 1, she has bushwhacked, post-holed and climbed more than 1,200 miles.
Laina Rose of Redding began walking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail in April, heading northward – mostly by herself – from the Mexican border.
Celebrities don’t just want your adoration. They also want to earn your obedience. Former “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively, 26, is the latest pretty young thing to rebrand herself as a lifestyle guru, launching her Preserve.us — yes, “preserve us” — website on Monday.
It's hot. It's humid. And just the thought of lighting up the barbecue grill causes sweat to drip from your brow. When temperatures soar, put the steaks and chops back in the freezer and think main-dish salads for dinner parties. Today at my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish , check out our recipes for cool summer suppers.