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CDC Allots Funds for Prevention Efforts

activity 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

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

More Doctors Recommending Exercise

more exercise recommendations than men. You can find the report in its entirety at

Apr 23, 2012

Older Adults Suffering Brain Injuries From Falls

falls and fall-related injuries in older adults. For more information, go to

Oct 24, 2008

12 Women’s Health Questions and Answers

the right path to a long and healthy life. The frequency of visits should depend on important lifestyle factors, such as diet, activity level, smoking habits and current health conditions.; retrieved Aug

May 10, 2013

Report Highlights Needs of Older Adults

are doing every day to address the specialized needs of older adults, read “Upgrading Aging” on page 17. A searchable online version of The State of Aging and Health in America 2007 is available at

May 01, 2007

safety of food supply in question

’s food supply. The full report is available online at

Jul 07, 2009

Web Sites That Encourage Kids to Exercise teaches teens about the importance of exercise promotes activity among girls an interactive site featuring polls, quizzes

Jan 01, 2004

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