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 The proposal - expected to be announced formally on Thursday in a City Hall briefing - would take 20-ounce soda bottles off the shelves of the city's delis and eliminate super-sized sugary soft ... as well as fountain sodas. The ban would apply only ... 05/31/2012 - 12:51 pm | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large servings of soda and other sugary ... is sticking its nose into matters best left to individuals. "There they go again," said Stefan Friedman, spokesman for the New York ... 05/31/2012 - 9:04 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement Wednesday that he wants to ban the sales of large sodas and sugary drinks to fight obesity reverberated across the country, as talk show hosts, health experts and those in the beverage industry debated the ... 05/31/2012 - 7:04 am | View Link
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 ... 05/31/2012 - 3:47 am | View Link
NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas NEW YORK — 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 combatting obesity — an expansion of his administration's efforts to encourage ... 05/31/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
ATT plans to contribute $15,000 to the Fort Wayne Urban League today during an event at the Urban League offices, 2135 S. Hanna St. The funds will benefit the Urban League Empowerment Center, which provides high school programming, including tutoring, career exploration and college development plans.