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Tribune reporterMcDonald's executives fielded a number of questions at the company's annual shareholder meeting Thursday, including its role in the global obesity epidemic, marketing to children and wages for entry-level workers at its restaurants. "We don't sell junk...
Once again, teachers protected their students. It happened at Sandy Hook Elementary in December, and it happened in Monroe, Okla., this week. Stories are being reported of teachers placing their bodies over their students, and as one child said, "Our...
Hospital charges This is in response to the extensive article on the variations of same-procedure charges ("An acute gap in prices at hospitals; U.S. list offers look at billing disparities for same procedure," Page 1, May 9). Not only the variation is...
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say. The study provides some of the first evidence of a causal effect between gym and childhood obesity. It is to be published...
The Orlando Sentinel has published several articles and editorials regarding the proposal to increase both the volume and the hours for Orlando's downtown bars. Reacting to outcry from downtown residents, the proposal to increase the outside decibels...
Tags: Holidays, Memorial Day, Weight, Orlando Hotels, Orlando
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has...
Tags: Nestle SA, Elections, Consumers, Dining and Drinking, Government
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
Is there any human impulse stronger than the urge to tell others what not to eat? Fast food, red meat, white bread, trans fats, sugary cereals, processed foods, salty snacks, fried anything, refined grains, hydrogenated oils, preservatives, artificial...
Tags: Diabetes, Weight, Personal Income, Nutrition, PepsiCo Inc.
Not so long ago, about one in every 10 adult Floridians was obese. Today, if you line up four Floridians, one of them will be obese. The good news? At least we're not Mississippi, where every third person has a body mass index of 30 or higher —...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — Football, zumba, softball and boxing are some of the fun activities children said they do for exercise at the first annual Muevete USA event. Combating childhood obesity was the focus at the Muevete USA project held Saturday at Cesar...
As more people get their health information from TV and the Internet, it becomes crucial to have experts on the small screen who can provide accurate information. That's where Travis Stork, co-host of the TV show "The Doctors," comes in. Stork, an...
Like other fourth-graders at Evanston's King Laboratory School, Jennifer Dreller's daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment. But the experience took a toll on the 10-year-old's self-esteem, her mother...
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