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October 1st - July 15th, 2016 8:00am - 1:00pm -

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New & Improved Nutrition Facts Label

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January 26th, 2017 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it...

Waco-McLennan County Trended Health Report 2016

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October 5th, 2016 - The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has constructed this report with the objective of creating a tool that local entities can use to further identify...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 2

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September 28th, 2016 - The American obesity epidemic has become a national prevention priority. Underserved communities are particularly vulnerable to obesity-related risks because of barriers to engaging in healthy...

Sip Smarter

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July 6th, 2016 -

The 10 states with the most smokers

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June 20th, 2016 - The smoking rate in the United States has fallen in the last 50 years, dropping from 42.4% in 1965 to 18.0% in 2012. According to the Centers...

Base Quit-Smoking Day on Menstrual Cycle?

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June 8th, 2016 - WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Certain weeks of a woman’s menstrual cycle may be better than others for quitting smoking, a small study...

Eating to Death

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June 7th, 2016 - Eating to Death: Number of people afflicted with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults...

Redefining Healthy: FDA to adjust their definition of "healthy"

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June 7th, 2016 - Which is healthier: Pop-Tarts... ...or almonds? Based on the definition of "healthy," the correct answer is pop-tarts!!! The FDA is currently changing the modern definition of healthy. The...

Do I Have Prediabetes?

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June 7th, 2016 - What is prediabetes, and do I have it? Prediabetes means a person's blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to...

Sodium and the "Silent Killer"

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June 7th, 2016 - A lot of people may be confused about sodium. It’s essential for life but too much can really harm our health.. so how much do...

Get Out and Garden Today!

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June 6th, 2016 - It's National Garden Day!  Did you know, gardening is considered moderate to high-intensity exercise? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 330...

Donut Worry - National Donut Day includes healthy recipes too!

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June 3rd, 2016 - Today is the 78th Annual National Donut Day! Did you know that this day was created in 1938 by The Salvation Army?? The idea originated...

Americans Urged to Limit Sugar

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January 7th, 2016 - Concerned about the cholesterol and fat in your diet? That's so 2015. If you want to stay on the cutting edge of nutrition advice, what you...

Link between e-cigarette flavors and lung disease

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December 9th, 2015 - Flavored e-cigarettes may seem like an alternative to smoking, but researchers warn that flavored e-cigarettes may not be worth the unknown long-term risks. Researchers at the Harvard University...

Applebee's to Remove Soda from Kids' Menus

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November 30th, 2015 - Applebee’s will become the first family-dining restaurant chain to remove soda from its children’s menus, joining fast-food chains McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, and Dairy Queen.  “Soda and other sugar drinks...

A toddler in Texas diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

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September 17th, 2015 - A little girl in Texas had a diet so unhealthy that she developed Type 2 diabetes before her fourth birthday, a doctor who treated her...

Is Your Heart Age Older Than You?

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September 2nd, 2015 - Though there are other ways of looking at your risk for having a heart attack or stroke, heart age is an easy way for us...

Has poor dietary advice led to our Diabetes epidemic?

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June 5th, 2015 - So many people have been told to cut fat from their diets, to reduce the saturated fats down to almost nothing. That may be a...