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What is stroke?Stroke is a disease that affects the blood vessels of the brain or spinal cord. The most common type of stroke is...

Black entrepreneurs address community health concerns with businesses that focus on wellness

Bad knees forced fitness enthusiast Kendra Blackett-Dibinga to quit her passion of running and training. But those same knee troubles ultimately lead her to...

Community invited to attend free Family Field and Fitness Day event

For many of us, Field Day was one of the most exciting days of the school year. Running, jumping, and playing was a great...

Josiah’s Resolutions: "I am sick of letting my weight get the best of me…"

Hello, readers it’s me again. I just started my new diet. I am just two weeks in and I am really impressed with myself....

Missing DNA tied to obesity

Some severely obese people are missing a set of genes, a new study has found. Researchers have found a small proportion of obese people...

First lady meets with lawmakers on child obesity

First lady Michelle Obama invited a bipartisan group of lawmakers and Cabinet members to the White House Tuesday to help firm up plans for...

Michelle Obama makes obesity campaign personal

Campaigning against childhood obesity, first lady Michelle Obama says she knows firsthand how tough it can be for stressed parents to fix their kids'...

Michelle Obama asks mayors to help reduce obesity

First lady Michelle Obama is asking mayors to help reduce childhood obesity. In a speech Wednesday to the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in...

Day care next frontier in fighting kids’ obesity

Grilled chicken replaced the hot dogs. Strawberries instead of cookies at snack time. No more fruit juice — water or low-fat milk only. This...

Conquering Obesity with Proper Nutrition

Proper nutrition defines how you modify your eating habits in order to conquer obesity. I hesitate to use the word ‘diet', because it gives...
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