Tag Archive: obesity

Mar 25

GSMC celebrates health

The amazing accomplishments of seven members were celebrated at the Good Shepherd Institute for recent Healthy Living’s fifth annual “Inspire Award” luncheon. The Inspire Award 2014 winner is Tom Leahy, a stroke survivor who recently completed his third one-mile walk at the St. Mary’s Stampede. The award was developed to recognize Institute members who have …

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Jul 23

Let’s talk about cost-effective healthcare

One of the best vehicles our community has to help lower the cost for core primary care services is more community families utilizing Wellness Pointe health system. As a Federally Qualified Health System, we employ seasoned Board-certified clinicians who are experts at providing cost-effective, medically appropriate medical and dental services to families with Medicaid, Medicare, …

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Jul 16

The war on soda pop

We’re famous for embracing the freedom to do the wrong thing, as often as we please. By Donald Kaul New York City, ever the leader in healthy living, is about to ban the sale of super-sized sodas and other sweetened drinks by its restaurants, movie theaters, and street carts. As part of a continuing campaign …

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Jun 05

Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger

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If we really want to narrow our waistbands, we have to narrow the income gaps that divide us. By Sam Pizzigati New York City’s billionaire mayor wants to ban super-sized sodas and other sugar-packed drinks. Some 58 percent of New Yorkers, explains Mayor Michael Bloomberg, currently rate as either overweight or obese. Their excess pounds …

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May 21

Feeding obesity

The “Heart Attack Grill” takes pride in food that’s deep-fried. By Jim Hightower Attention foodies: There’s a new craze in Cuisine World, and it’s going 180 degrees in the opposite direction from the much-publicized healthy-eating movement. It has nothing to do with dressing locally sourced beets and arugula with artisan balsamic vinegar. We’re talking a …

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Apr 04

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Mar 27

Panthers run for life

Professional Athletes against Childhood Obesity will be teaming with the Spring Hill Independent School District’s Panther Health and Wellness Program for the district’s 5K For Healthy Life Walk/Run as a benefit for the school district.  All are invited to attend at the Spring Hill Panther Sports Complex at 3101 Spring Hill Road, Saturday, March 31 as the …

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Mar 15

Panthers run for life

Professional Athletes against Childhood Obesity will be teaming with the Spring Hill Independent School District’s Panther Health and Wellness Program for the district’s 5K For Healthy Life Walk/Run as a benefit for the school district.  All are invited to attend at the Spring Hill Panther Sports Complex at 3101 Spring Hill Road, Saturday, March 31 …

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