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  • Governor Addresses Jobs to Obesity in State of the State Address

    Governor Addresses Jobs to Obesity in State of the State Address
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder held his second State of the State Address Wednesday night in Lansing since taking office. In his 2011 address, he said he spoke about reinventing Michigan and job one, was jobs. “We were essentially tired and...
  • NN students rewarded for fight against childhood obesity

    Three groups of young people in Newport News have been awarded grants of up to $1,000 each for their efforts to raise awareness and action to reduce the numbers of obese children in Virginia. (Currently the national numbers hover around one in three is...
  • Lynchburg students participate in Virginia Healthy Youth Day

    Lynchburg students participate in Virginia Healthy Youth Day
    Children in Virginia got a "healthy" break from classes Thursday. It was all part of "Virginia Healthy Youth Day."  Students at 20 different sites went through a day of fun activities designed to make them excited about healthy living. At Paul Munro...
  • Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man

    Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man
    Suffolk county cops and first responders thought they were answering a call to help a man who had fallen in an upstairs apartment bathroom in Center Moriches but they found much more, including a house with debris stacked almost to the ceiling. They ended...
  • Less buttah, more love for Paula Deen

    Don't expect Paula Deen to go cold turkey on the hoecakes. If she did, she wouldn't be Paula Deen. And her ardent fans -- people who stand to learn from her newfound health challenges -- would disengage. The finger pointing at the Southern goddess of...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Popcorn Weekend! The Orange County Marketplace, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, will give out free bags of popcorn during its fifth annual National Popcorn Day Celebration Weekend, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, go to http://www....
  • Food drive planned

    Allegany Dental Care will hold its fifth annual food drive during the month of February. The staff will accept donations of nonperishable food items at its three locations. All food collected will be donated to Food Resources Inc. The locations are:...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Free Weight Loss Seminar OC Back & Body Doctors present a free informational seminar on weight loss at 7 p.m. at 17264 Red Hill Ave., Irvine. Jered Weaver: Sportsman of the Year The Orange County Youth Sports Federation honors Angels pitcher...
  • Chefs struggle to stay healthy in pressure-cooker setting

    Chefs struggle to stay healthy in pressure-cooker setting
    A few months before his wedding, Neill Howell was tipping the scales at 240 pounds and knew he needed to make a change. There was just one problem: Howell was the executive chef in a restaurant kitchen, a high-stress workplace full of ready-to-grab...
  • My Pet World: Adopted chubby kitten needs a weight-loss plan

    ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18. Question: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a...
  • Health Notes: EVMS gets grant to research link between obesity and chronic disease

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> EVMS gets grant to research link between obesity and chronic disease
    Eastern Virginia Medical School has received a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the link between obesity and chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. The grant supports a multidisciplinary study...