CBC (Dec. 3, 2013) Being obese increases the risk of death even in people without high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, according to a review of studies challenging the idea of "healthy ... watch video
Newsy (Dec. 31, 2014) A new study finds that U.S. cancer survival rates are higher for all cancers in the past 20 years. Regional decreased smoking rates are a major cause.
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May 29, 2015 A brain protein believed to be a key component in the progress of dementia can cause memory loss in healthy brains even before physical signs of degeneration appear, according to new ... read more
May 28, 2015 Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,000 cases in the United States in 2015. A team of researchers recently published results ... read more
Nov. 13, 2014 Obese workers miss more work days, and those absences carry high costs at the state and national level, according to a study. "Obesity-attributable absenteeism among American workers costs the ... read more
Oct. 14, 2014 Childhood overweight and obesity rates have plateaued in primary school aged children in the Republic of Ireland, reveals new research. The study found that although obesity rates remain high, there ... read more
Sep. 11, 2014 Local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public lands available for recreation, researchers say. "More non-motorized nature trails available ... read more