Health News Brief: Wider Hips Protect Against Diabetes, Exercise a Defense Against Dementia, Where's All That Salt Come From? CDC Report Has Surprises American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

February 23, 2012   


Heart Disease Fast Facts
February is Heart Health Month, putting the spotlight on the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.
Source: Fox News Health Read More

Wider Hips Protect Against Diabetes
Wider hips can reduce chances of premature death by protecting against metabolic disorders such as diabetes.
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology Read More

A Little Reward Might Get Kids to Eat Veggies
If your preschooler turns his/her nose up at vegetables, giving a small reward for taking even a taste might help, a new study suggests.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Read More

Exercise a Defense Against Dementia
Here's another reason to get into shape: Physical activity may reduce the risk of dementia-related death, according to a new study.
Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Read More

Where's All That Salt Come From? CDC Report Has Surprises
Virtually all Americans eat too much salt and they may not realize which food culprits are the worst, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. Most sodium in the U.S. diet comes from bread, lunch meat, pizza, chicken, soup, and burgers, the CDC found.
Source: National Journal Read More

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