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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 www.cdc.gov

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 www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/recovery.

May 24, 2010

Web Sites That Encourage Kids to Exercise

.bam.gov: includes a personality quiz that kids can take to choose a suitable sport www.kidshealth.org/teen/food_fitness/exercise/exercise.html: teaches teens about the importance of exercise www.cdc.gov/powerfulbones/index2.html: promotes activity among girls http://verbnow.com: 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), www.who.int/csr/sars/en CDC, www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars Hong Kong's Department of Health, www.info.gov.hk/dh/ap.htm

Jun 01, 2003

Older Adults Suffering Brain Injuries From Falls

information, go to www.cdc.gov/injury.

Oct 24, 2008

More Doctors Recommending Exercise

in its entirety at www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db86.htm.

Apr 23, 2012

safety of food supply in question

report is available online at www.cdc.gov/mmrr.

Jul 07, 2009

Isometric Exercise Helps Hypertension

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/facts.htm), 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 (www.cdc.gov/diabetes/news/docs/cdcstudy.htm).

Jun 16, 2014

12 Women’s Health Questions and Answers

, such as diet, activity level, smoking habits and current health conditions. www.cdc.gov/family/checkup/index.htm; retrieved Aug. 26, 2012. 2. How often does a woman in the United States suffer from a heart attack? Every 90 seconds. www.womenshealth.gov/heartattack/; retrieved Aug. 26, 2012. 3. What

May 10, 2013