Thursday 18 Sep 2014

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Understanding The State of Obesity in America

The Problem: The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America breaks down the numbers across the country, based on statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latinos and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. 42 percent of Latino …

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After stroke, Mexican-Americans do worse on tests predicting self-care

Mexican-Americans fared worse than their white counterparts 90 days after strokes, performing particularly badly on functional tests that predict survivors’ ability to take care of themselves, according to

Simple Science @Heart: Ingredient in chocolate may help you think more clearly

Chowing down on a pile of candy bars may not be a very good idea, but one ingredient in chocolate might actually help you come up with good