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Breaking News: CDC reports declining childhood obesity rates
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:46:09 -0700 | health-news

For the first time in a very long time, the government has a sliver of good news relating to the obesity problem that has settled down in the United States for years. “Nineteen states and territories reported decreases in obesity...
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Breaking News: Coffee, dieticians and scientific contradictions
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-05 12:04:59 -0800 | health-news

In the past decade or so, it’s become extremely trendy to basically say, “You know that stuff that you really like? It’s actually killing you.” For better or worse, many household staples have fallen prey to this dictum: red meat,...
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Breaking News: Michelle Obama: Drink just one more glass of water a day
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:50:36 -0700 | health-news

According to first lady Michelle Obama, Americans have a drinking problem. No, she isn’t encouraging us to cut down on the beer and vodka (although I’m sure you could find some evidence that we should—this coming from the guy drinking...
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Breaking News: How the mind messes with self-control
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:50:31 -0700 | health-news

Self-control is probably the scourge of our generation. Some would claim, such as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg with his big-sized soda ban idea, that a lack of self-control is the reason America (and, now, the world at large)...
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Breaking News: Artificial sweeteners aren't fooling anyone
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:49:36 -0700 | health-news

Well, well, well… It appears the old brain is harder to fool than we thought. Oh, and sugar substitutes actually contribute to weight gain. Both these claims come from a new report published in the Journal of Physiology this week,...
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Breaking News: New studies reveal complexities of America's obesity epidemic
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:45:57 -0700 | health-news

Mere days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted a report showing promising signs for childhood obesity around the nation, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that more adults are dying of...
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Breaking News: Busting the slower and longer weight loss myth
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:46:12 -0700 | health-news

No doubt, the fable of the tortoise and the hare has a moral that applies to many areas of life. Slow and steady wins many races. Taking your time and performing tasks well instead of quickly is a good rule...
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Breaking News: Beer: The next sports drink?
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:51:04 -0700 | health-news

We all know beer is dehydrating. And we all know that’s not the point. However, new research shows how you can make the brew you’re sipping both refreshing and hydrating, which keeps your thirst quenched and negates some of the...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-28 19:21:06 -0800 | health-news

Swimming is back in the news and, no, it has nothing to do with Michael Phelps. This past Monday, 64-year-old Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the security of a shark cage. The...
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Breaking News: Breakfast: Overrated?
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:46:14 -0700 | health-news

Breakfast must be the most debated meal of the day. The morning meal is usually first to be put on the chopping block as a sacrifice to sleeping in and quick begin-the-day routines. Many complain that they don’t have the...
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Breaking News: New study: Teens learning healthier habits
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 15:50:31 -0700 | health-news

There has been some relatively good news about America’s obesity epidemic lately. A recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention claimed that obesity rates for low income children around the nation are actually declining. And now a...
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Breaking News: Gastric acid medications like Zantac linked to vitamin B12 deficiency
 
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-11 09:15:42 -0800 | health-news

Long term use of acid-suppressing medication may lead to malabsorption of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is necessary for the production of red blood cells and plays an important role in maintaining the health of nerve cells and in the formation...
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Breaking News: Brain-dead Oakland girl will be moved by deadline, attorney says
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-09 08:27:38 -0800 | health-news

The young Oakland, Calif. girl declared brain dead after suffering a heart attack following routine tonsil surgery last month, will be moved to a long-term treatment facility by Tuesday, a family attorney said Sunday. Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old who developed...
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Breaking News: Nacho essentials
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-06 23:15:18 -0800 | lifestyle-news

Beloved by sports junkies and cheese enthusiasts alike, nachos are a party classic. The basic premise is simple: tortilla chips and melted cheese. The simplicity, of course, allows for creativity. Forget the microwave and find your inner nacho artist. The...
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Breaking News: Essentials of chicken wings
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-06 12:37:53 -0800 | lifestyle-news

Chicken wings, with possibly the exception of the burrito, could be the worst first date food ever. Wings are still eaten the same way now as they were back in Cro-Magnon days. You eat wings like hyena eat dead zebra—impulsively,...
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