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  • U.S. Surgeon General holds town hall at UW to hear anti-smoking ideas

    U.S. Surgeon General holds town hall at UW to hear anti-smoking ideas
    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin held a town hall meeting Thursday at the University of Washington to discuss with young adults from the Pacific Northwest how best to prevent smoking among the young. “It’s hard,” Benjamin told...
  • Health Notes: Exercise keeps you young! New campaign urges physical activity for health

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Exercise keeps you young! New campaign urges physical activity for health
    New Go4Life campaign focuses on fitness for older adults -- for slower aging and better health  Introduced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Go4Life campaign encourages sedentary older adults to reap health benefits by making physical...
  • NAACP 102nd Convention, July 23-28

    NAACP 102nd Convention Timeline July 23 – 28, 2010 Starts: July 23, 2010, 9:00 AM Ends: July 28, 2010, 11:00 PM Location: Los Angeles Convention Center The NAACP Annual Convention is the largest gathering of its kind in the country. An estimated 8,000...
  • Women who breastfeed have healthier kids and enjoy healthier lives

    I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11)....
  • White House Hosts Minority Health Townhall

    White House Hosts Minority Health Townhall
    Join The Minority Health Townhall on April 24th In observation of National Minority Health month in April, The White House and US Department of Health and Human Services will be hosting an Minority Health Townhall on Tuesday, April 24th at 12:30 p.m.,...
  • Obama, health: 'Inaction is not an option'

     
    President Barack Obama, returned from a weeklong trip abroad in which he suggests that there was "a lot of chatter'' back home about healthcare reform is going nowhere, said today that "inaction is not an option.'' Obama, appearing in the......
  • Obama New Orleans town hall: Boos for Bobby Jindal

     
    Full text of president's remarks and his Q&A with local citizens....
  • New surgeon general is sworn in, defends her weight

     
    Dr. Regina Benjamin, the rural family physician that will become the "nation's doctor" after she is sworn in this afternoon, counted herself among the nation's 146 million American adults who are overweight or obese, but said "being healthy and being........
  • 'Roll Tide!' Obama tells national football champs not from Harvard

     
    Alabama football players honored at White House for their 13th national championship....
  • Swine flu activity in the Southeast raises fears of a third wave of pandemic

     
    Continuing activity of pandemic H1N1 influenza in the Southeast, particularly in Georgia, is raising fears of a third wave of swine flu, federal officials said Monday. They urged people to continue getting vaccinated as a preventive measure in case a........
  • Fit to be Surgeon General?

    Fit to be Surgeon General?
    As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat." To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...