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
NYC Proposes Ban On Sale Of Oversized Sodas NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity - an expansion of his administration's efforts to encourage ... 05/31/2012 - 5:33 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city’s restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity — an expansion of his administration’s efforts to encourage healthy ... 05/31/2012 - 2:48 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas NEW YORK (AP) - New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity. The proposed first-in-the-nation ban would impose a 16-ounce limit on the size of sweetened drinks sold at restaurants, movie ... 05/30/2012 - 10:25 pm | View Link
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Bloomberg Plans a Ban on Large Sugared Drinks Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Wednesday with Linda I. Gibbs, deputy mayor for health, as he discussed a plan to ban large sugary beverages. Next to each ... 09/29/2014 - 7:20 pm | View Website
New York City soft drink size limit A limit on soft drink size was to have taken place on March 12, 2013, in New York City. The law, passed by eight members of the city's mayoral-appointed health board ... 09/29/2014 - 10:09 am | View Website
Soft drink A soft drink (also called soda, pop, coke soda pop, fizzy drink, seltzer, mineral lolly water or carbonated beverage) is a beverage that typically contains carbonated ... 09/28/2014 - 6:53 pm | View Website
New York's highest court blocked a measure to ban sales of ... Mayor Bill de Blasio supported his predecessor's proposal to ban the sale of large sugary drinks. Now, he faces a decision following a rejection of the ban ... 06/26/2014 - 4:55 pm | View Website
The Patriots have been the sole proprietor of the AFC East since what feels like the beginning of time. Jets fans thinking their team was headed to the playoffs this year assumed it would be via the wild card.
The implementation of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will be a running theme throughout Fisher’s initial training camp and season in New York, but the fact that the first-year coach spent the entirety of his first official three-hour session working exclusively on defensive drills tells you what kind of team he expects to field with the Knicks following last year’s disastrous failure to reach the playoffs.