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Creating a culture of health and fitness | Gustafson

Nurturing a culture that favors healthy over unhealthy behavior can serve as an effective tool for the prevention of many illnesses, according to the CDC. - Courtesy photo
  • May 28, 2015 at 12:06PM

People who live in California spend on average almost 90 minutes per week on running, swimming, bicycling, lifting weights and other measures to stay healthy and fit, which is close to the minimal amount of time recommended by the U.S. government.

 

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Independent Living Considered a Top Priority Among Seniors

Every day, roughly 10,000 members of the Baby Boomer generation – those born between 1946 and 1964 – reach the official retirement age of 65. Many will continue to enjoy a high level of physical and mental health and be better off in multiple aspects than preceding generations. But a growing number will suffer from steep decline...

Differences in mammograms | Ask Dr. Ulissey

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:00PM

A friend of mine recently had a diagnostic mammogram and I had a screening one. What is the difference?

Could your oral health put you at increased risk of a stroke? | Dr. Rich

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:00PM

May is American Stroke Month. First, some quick and sobering facts: Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds, and every four minutes someone dies because of a stroke.

Facing the facts of childhood obesity | Gustafson

  • May 14, 2015 at 3:20PM

As childhood obesity rates continue to rise worldwide, we are now approaching the level of a major public health crisis.

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