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 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 - 2:28 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas, sugary drinks 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 ... 05/31/2012 - 1:10 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
NYC ban on large sugary drinks fizzles again NYC ban on large sugary drinks fizzles again. Appellate court rules unconstitutional a ban by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on large, non-diet ... 07/30/2013 - 2:02 pm | View Website
Your Guide to New York's Soda Ban Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s ban on the sale of large sugary drinks will go into effect on Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know. 03/12/2013 - 4:45 am | View Website
Judge halts Bloomberg’s large soda ban one day before it ... Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News Mayor Bloomberg saw his ban on large sugary sodas overturned on Monday. Mayor Bloomberg 's controversial ban on ... 03/12/2013 - 1:18 am | View Website
Health Panel Approves Restriction on Sale of Large Sugary ... Seeking to reduce runaway obesity rates, the New York City Board of Health on Thursday approved a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at ... 09/14/2012 - 9:44 am | View Website
New York health board approves ban on large sodas New York's comprehensive health policy, announced in 2004, included Bloomberg's goal to help decrease underage binge drinking and illegal alcohol sales ... 09/14/2012 - 4:21 am | View Website
In other municipalities, light-rail systems have been credited with increasing property values, spurring private investment and revitalizing neighborhoods. Supporters say streetcars, unlike buses, provide a permanent infrastructure that attracts more commuters and investors. The multicar crash, which occurred in the southbound lane near Exit 33 at Den Road, was reported at 1:07 p.m.
For most of Trevor Weigand’s young life, Akron Children’s Hospital has been his second home. Since developing health problems at age 4 that were diagnosed as brain cancer a year later, Trevor, now 11, has been in and out of Akron Children’s for surgeries, chemotherapy treatments and hospitalizations. When his doctors determined his tumors were growing despite standard therapies, the fifth-grader from Alliance recently became the first Akron Children’s patient to get experimental treatments through a new program with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.