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Healthy foods key to lower rates of obesity-4160

Healthy foods key to lower rates of obesity

Living in six cities, 4,008 people ages 45-85 rated their neighborhoods based on the availability of healthy food and walkability within a one-mile area.

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Friends and neighbors may influence obesity rates-3418

Friends and neighbors may influence obesity rates

A person's social network is composed of personal contacts, such as friends, colleagues, family members or neighbors. As background in a new study points out, previous research has shown that social networks can influence one's health behaviors.

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Higher levels of body fat led to lower cognitive performance-3134

Higher levels of body fat led to lower cognitive performance

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What is more important to health and ultimately longevity: physical activity or body weight?-2873

What is more important to health and ultimately longevity: physical activity or body weight?

What is more important to health and ultimately longevity: physical activity or body weight?

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Independently, obesity and depression raise health care costs-2841

Independently, obesity and depression raise health care costs

Are the health care costs of people who have both depression and overweight/obesity the result of the interactions between these conditions? Or, do depression and overweight/obesity act independently on costs?

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Ride the bus, reduce risk of obesity-2786

Ride the bus, reduce risk of obesity

In England, people who reach the State Pension age of 60 or 65 or have a disability can use free bus passes between 9:30 am and 11:00 pm weekdays, or all day on weekends (UK Directgov). The policy to provide free passes went into effect in 2006. According to background in a new study, 76% of people 60 years and older had a free bus pass and 39% of this age group used a bus at least once a week in 2009.

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