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More Americans Enjoying Yoga

% to 10% between 2002 and 2012, largely due to more people 
experiencing yoga. Equivalent participation among youth, including children aged 4–17, increased from 
2.3% to 3.1% between 2007 and 2012, primarily due 
to more children attempting yoga. To read the report on adults, go to

May 08, 2015

CDC Allots Funds for Prevention Efforts

levels; improve nutrition; lower obesity rates; and decrease smoking prevalence, teen smoking and second-hand smoke exposure. According to the initiative-s website, the program will target programs at the community, state and national levels. For more information, visit

May 24, 2010

Web Sites That Encourage Kids to Exercise includes a personality quiz that kids can take to choose a suitable sport teaches teens about the importance of exercise promotes activity among girls an interactive site featuring polls

Jan 01, 2004

Tracking a New Mystery Disease

organizations have established the following Web sites where you can track the status of the disease and seek advice on protective measures: World Health Organization (WHO), CDC, Hong Kong's Department of Health,

Jun 01, 2003

Older Adults Suffering Brain Injuries From Falls

information, go to

Oct 24, 2008

More Doctors Recommending Exercise

in its entirety at

Apr 23, 2012

safety of food supply in question

report is available online at

Jul 07, 2009

Isometric Exercise Helps Hypertension

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (, 1 in every 3 adults has high blood pressure. A recent report suggests that isometric exercise-in which joint angle and muscle length do not change during muscular contraction-can be used

May 20, 2014

Diabetes Trends

with diagnosed diabetes, glycemic control improved but remains a challenge, particularly among non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican Americans," stated the authors. * The CDC has reported that "the number of adults reporting diabetes . . . more than tripled-from 6.5 million to 20.7 million"-between 1990 and 2010 (

Jun 16, 2014

12 Women’s Health Questions and Answers

, such as diet, activity level, smoking habits and current health conditions.; retrieved Aug. 26, 2012. 2. How often does a woman in the United States suffer from a heart attack? Every 90 seconds.; retrieved Aug. 26, 2012. 3. What

May 10, 2013