Health News Brief: Redefining Fast Food in the Workplace, Kids Eat as Much Salt as Adults, Work Stress Linked to More Heart Attacks American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

October 9, 2012   

Work Stress Linked to More Heart Attacks
A recent review of 13 studies by a group of European researchers links high work stress with an increase in heart attack risk.
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association Read More

Walkable Neighborhoods Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
People living in communities that lend themselves to walking had a significantly lower risk of developing diabetes than those living in the least walkable neighborhoods in a large new study from Canada.
Source: Journal Diabetes Care Read More

Untreated Food Allergies More Likely in Poor,
Minority Kids
It is vital that food allergies be recognized, diagnosed and treated, but some children are falling through the cracks, according to a new study.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Read More

Redefining Fast Food in the Workplace
Stuck at your desk for lunch? Planning and smart choices can make you happier and healthier.
Source: Oregon Business News Read More

CDC: Kids Eat as Much Salt as Adults
American children eat as much salt as adults -- about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one Big Mac. Extra salt is linked with higher blood pressure, even in kids, but government research says those who are overweight and obese may be most vulnerable to its effects.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read More

Worldwide Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. It is also the principle cause of death from cancer among women globally.

The UK and USA have one of the highest incidence rates worldwide making these countries a priority for breast cancer awareness.

Source: Worldwide Breast Cancer
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