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  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
  • Teen health program fights obesity, depression

    Teen health program fights obesity, depression
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A skills-building program offered as part of high school health classes may help prevent obesity, depression and drinking among teenagers, a new study suggests. "Our hope is that schools after seeing these outcomes will say,...
  • Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks

    Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks
    A doctor might ask for a patient's family disease history, or exercise or smoking habits, but whether they have trouble getting food onto the table or paying energy bills is unlikely to appear on any clinic questionnaire. Those sorts of factors could...
  • Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest

    Ford Motor Co. will offer a $25,000 first prize for whoever makes the best phone app for fuel efficiency. The Ford Personalized Efficiency Challenge runs through July 24. Anyone entering has to work through the automaker's OpenXC research platform....
  • Many kids with suicide on the mind have guns in the home

    More than 17% of children considered to be at risk of committing suicide have guns in the home that could make a passing destructive impulse deadly, and between 15% and 30% of those adolescents told researchers they had access to those guns, to bullets,...
  • Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million

    Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million
    Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education....
  • Do diet changes help ADHD children?

     Do diet changes help ADHD children?
    Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry or yell at his teachers....
  • Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke

    Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite public health campaigns, too many people are still smoking around little kids with asthma, say U.S. researchers. According to national data from 2003 to 2010, half of all children ages 6 to 19, even those with asthma,...
  • Who lies more about sex, men or women?

    Ever have that awkward talk with a romantic partner about your sexual history -- about how old you were when you lost your virginity and how many people you've had sex with? Did you tell the truth? Well, according to an Ohio State University study on...
  • College leaders urged to make personal commitment to student success

     
    College presidents must take a more personal role in changing campus culture to ensure that more students graduate, a group of higher education leaders meeting in Los Angeles were told Monday. “Presidents focus on the inflow but don’t pay too....
  • Are college presidents worth their eye-popping salaries?

     
    Evidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...