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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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  • Syrian rebels retreat from parts of Aleppo's Salahuddin area

     
    Syrian rebels said they made a partial and tactical withdrawal from parts of the Aleppo neighborhood of Salahuddin, a strategic district that has been the focus of much of the combat in the country's most populous city....
  • Movie theater junk food: Is it a menace to society?

     
    If you’re a parent concerned about your kids eating healthful food, where is the last place you’d want them to go? The answer is simple: a movie theater. When I give my 14-year-old son some cash so he can have something to eat at the movies, I...
  • Childhood obesity rates

     
    California's childhood obesity rates remain dangerously high despite a slight drop in recent years, threatening the long-term health of children throughout the state, according to a study released last month. Use the buttons below to see changes in...
  • El Monte to place sugary-drink tax on November ballot

     
    The El Monte City Council will place a proposal on the November ballot that would charge customers one cent for every ounce of sugary drinks they buy....
  • Cash-strapped El Monte seeks tax on sugary drinks

     
    Faced with a crippling combination of low revenue, high labor costs and declining funding from the state, El Monte is moving to declare a fiscal emergency and seek a tax on all sugary beverages sold within the city. The moves......
  • U.S. children's cholesterol levels down significantly

    U.S. children's cholesterol levels down significantly
    Against the drumbeat of bad news on obesity and diabetes among children, researchers have uncovered a cause for cautious optimism: a steady and significant improvement in the cholesterol profiles of American kids over the last 20 years. The proportion of...
  • Many Muslims gain weight during Ramadan fasting

     
    The sun slips beyond the Nile and the fast is broken. As they have done for centuries during the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptians hurry home through the twilight to eat and drink after a long, scorching day. Fasting renews the spirit but it often does...
  • Life expectancy gap narrows between blacks, whites

    Life expectancy gap narrows between blacks, whites
    The gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans is smaller than it has ever been, thanks largely to a decline in the number of deaths resulting from heart disease and HIV infection, a new analysis has found. That's the good news. The bad...
  • Food FYI: U.S. drought to push food prices higher

     
    Food FYI: U.S. drought to push food prices higher...
  • L.A. parks, libraries should offer healthier beverages, councilman says

     
    L.A. City Councilman Mitchell Englander is pushing for a measure that would limit sugary drinks for sale at city parks and libraries, and require vending machine operators to offer a healthier mix of options....
  • Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges

    Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges
    The conventional wisdom about the Olympics has always been that it turns its viewers into wannabe athletes. Every time the Games roll around, particularly the Summer Games with their relatively easy-to-try-at-home events like track and swimming , we start...