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  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • Lake County right to claim share of hospital-district taxes

    Back in March, county commissioners started making noises about asking for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover Lake. Last week, they did it. Commissioners asked for $145,165 total from the two, and the letters warned that...
  • How fat is America? New report gives nation an F

    How fat is America? New report gives nation an F
    Despite all the talk about the nation's obesity epidemic, despite all the free weight-loss and fitness advice around, not one state in the country got thinner this year, according to an annual fat report released last week. Florida got fatter for the...
  • Growing number of churches hiring nurses to motivate the faithful

    Growing number of churches hiring nurses to motivate the faithful
    Going to church may nourish your soul, but until recently it didn't offer much for your cholesterol level or body-mass index. Now, a growing number of congregations are hiring nurses to help inspire churchgoers to eat better, exercise, manage chronic...
  • What, who to watch this year

    What, who to watch this year
    It would be nice if 2011 shaped up to be like the last stretch of a long road trip, when the kids start asking, "Are we there yet?" At least then we would have some assurance that our destination of economic recovery is just around the next bend. That...
  • At Disney, baby gorilla's health issues baffle experts

    At Disney, baby gorilla's health issues baffle experts
    Disney's Animal Kingdom is working on a tiny mystery. Lilly, a western lowland gorilla born at the theme park last year, is very small. She weighs just 10 pounds, less than half of what a gorilla her age should weigh.   Disney's Animal Programs team...
  • Top EDC job remains unfilled

    Top EDC  job remains unfilled
    It's been nearly six months since the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission forced out its president and started looking for a new leader to focus on job creation and expansion in the region. The search for the public-private business recruitment...
  • Businesses key to making SunRail work

    Businesses key to making SunRail work
    Local businesses deserve a big share of the credit for keeping SunRail alive and pushing for Gov. Rick Scott's approval of the commuter train. Now, those businesses will be even more critical in determining whether the train is the boon for the local...
  • Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates

    Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates
    One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...
  • EA Sports to grow, not shrink, in Florida

    EA Sports to grow, not shrink, in Florida
    Executives at EA Sports did a bit of damage control this week as news broke out ofTexas that the company was growing 150 permanent jobs there. They quickly tried to reassure local officials that EA Sports' Tiburon studio inMaitland, where signature...
  • All children in the U.S. are tested for sickle cell trait, but few athletes know they have it

    All children in the U.S. are tested for sickle cell trait, but few athletes know they have it
    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is a man of faith. But he wasn't looking for his doctor's prayers while sick in a hospital bed, suffering from a mysterious condition that sent sharp pains under his left rib and caused him to quickly lose more than...