Nutrition

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints

Being overweight can cause these problems

Severely Obese Kids At Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Obesity in Children

CDC Supports New WHO Early Release HIV Treatment and PrEP Guidelines - Media Statement

CDC welcomes today’s announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) of new Early Release HIV Treatment and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) guidelines that will significantly increase the number of people eligible for life-saving anti-retroviral treatment (ART) and expand access to a powerful tool for preventing HIV among those at greatest risk.

Obesity and Colon Cancer Risk

Source: HealthDay - Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Men's Health, Obesity

CDC awards $22,800,000 to increase colorectal cancer screening - Press Release

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today it has awarded a total of $22,800,000 to 24 state health departments, as well as six universities, and one American Indian tribe to increase colorectal screening. The grants, awarded in a competitive process, are designed to increase colorectal (colon) cancer screening rates among men and women aged 50 to 75 years.

U.S. Combat Deaths Declined Under 'Golden Hour Policy'

Under 2009 Pentagon rule, injured soldiers must be transported to treatment centers within 60 minutes

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Veterans and Military Health

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause