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American Heart Association goal: Burn a billion calories by 2020

April 7, 2012

The American Heart Association (AHA) has teamed up with Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch to promote the “Billion Calorie Count-UP,” a new multi-year, nationwide goal aimed at encouraging Americans to collectively burn one billion calories by the year 2020.


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Feds, Marathon Petroleum agree on high-tech pollution solution

April 6, 2012

The EPA and the Department of Justice have reached an innovative environmental agreement with Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Company that already has significantly reduced air pollution from all six of the company’s petroleum refineries.


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U.S. Chamber releases Workplace Wellness toolkit for small, medium-sized businesses

April 6, 2012

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a new toolkit to help small and medium-sized employers plan, implement, and evaluate workplace health promotion programs.


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National Public Health Week focuses on prevention, wellness

April 5, 2012

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is focusing on a holistic approach to wellness during this week, National Public Health Week.


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TV PSAs prompt huge increase in calls to CDC smoking quitline

April 5, 2012

Two weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Tips from Former Smokers campaign, calls to the 1-800-QUIT-NOW quitline have more than doubled.


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CDC: Americans have (mostly) good levels of vitamins

Some groups still have deficiencies
April 4, 2012

Overall, the U.S. population has good levels of vitamins A and D and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition, just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Forgetfulness — 7 types of normal memory problems

April 4, 2012

According to the latest edition of Harvard Medical College’s HealthBeat newsletter, it’s normal to forget things from time to time, and it’s normal to become somewhat more forgetful as you age.


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Guidelines to help improve workplace health and wellness

April 4, 2012

”Often, the indirect costs of illness and injury that burden businesses are several times higher than direct medical costs,” said Nancy Petersen, senior marketing manager, Cintas.


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U.S. cancer rates continue to decline

But obesity, lack of exercise linked to pancreatic, breast cancer
April 2, 2012

Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decrease in the United States between 2004 and 2008, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2008.


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How to beat the heat

Identify your at-risk workers
April 2, 2012
With warmer weather soon approaching, many jobs are opening up that have been dormant through the colder months, causing the young and seasonal workers to flock toward the anticipated spring and summer employment opportunities.


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