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School district report tracks student obesity

...Karol Fink, Obesity Prevention and Control program director for the Alaska Division of Public Health's Section of Chronic Disease and Prevention. The goal with BMI is to look at a larger population, and determine what percentage of a community...
Some looking at business opportunities, impacts

...Although Anderson herself is not a cannabis user, she said "I want to know that if I choose to smoke it - if I have a chronic disease or a terminal disease, that I can have access to it. That is my right as an American citizen. I don't think anyone...
Free HIV testing offered in Soldotna

...made that it's no longer looked at as a death sentence," Johnson said. "It's actually moving toward more of a chronic disease. ... As long as (HIV-positive people) are following the instructions of the doctor, they are able to live...
"For the Care of Your Life" - MediCenter now offers 24/7 access

...patient centered medical home, we are proving it by improving, adding, and enhancing all levels of care. Battling chronic disease with functional medicine and beating illness is what MediCenter is all about. We are done providing just sick-care...
Study: Area healthier, living well, but cancer care needed

...functional health status, chronic disease and various risk factors...mental health care system." Chronic disease and risk factors According to...Obesity was correlated with every chronic disease measured in the survey except...
Healthy Bites

...practical food choices. And as more and more links are established between nutrition and health and reduced risk of chronic disease, registered dietitians can help virtually all individuals and families to improve and maintain their health. Most...
Photo feature: Celebrating volunteers

...and a chance to take a whirl around the dance floor again. Larry and the band's contribution to the center are priceless." The center is an adult day center for seniors who, due to chronic disease or accident, need some assistance.

...cavities today than ever. There have been some studies that say that cavities in primary teeth are the number one chronic disease infection in young children, probably due to how diets have changed and the increase in the number of sweet drinks...
Study: Health needs of old, yound should be balanced of the people who live in the area are obese. The study indicates that obesity is directly linked to every chronic disease researchers measured. That is simply shocking. We must do something to encourage residents to eat healthier and...

...worst kind of food-- precisely the sort of highly processed food-like substances that contribute to obesity and chronic disease," he said in an email. "'Better than nothing,' is the best you can say about it.But in recent years, there...


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