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January 2013 Archives

For Married Men, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?

For Married Men, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?

Study suggests it's not a sure path from kitchen to bedroom. If you're one of those husbands who thinks taking over some of your wife's household chores will translate int continue reading »

Lead Levels Down in U.S. Kids, But Asthma Cases Rising: EPA

Lead Levels Down in U.S. Kids, But Asthma Cases Rising: EPA

Report looks at the environment's effect on children's health - Lead levels in young children in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades continue reading »

Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic/Latino American Children and Asthma

Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic/Latino American Children and Asthma

This fact sheet focuses on relationship between environment and asthma among Hispanic children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children. continue reading »

Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss

Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss

Spanish study suggests that having midday meal before 3 p.m. might help dieters. People who like to eat lunch late in the afternoon may have more trouble shedding pounds than tho continue reading »

Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Wear Red Day with ‘Find Your Red’ Shopping Parties

Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Wear Red Day with ‘Find Your Red’ Shopping Parties

In commemoration of National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association, Macy's and Siempre Mujer are celebrating together with Find Your Red shopping parties at Macy's stores, w continue reading »

Taco Bell Pulls Commericial After Some Complain it Mocks Veggies (VIDEO)

Taco Bell Pulls Commericial After Some Complain it Mocks Veggies (VIDEO)

Taco Bell recently pulled an ad after some complained it mocked vegetables and the people who bring them to parties. The ad was to promote the fast food restaurant's 12-taco variety pack continue reading »

Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Discussing advertising's persuasiveness may help blunt its effects, experts say. Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to continue reading »

First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children. Until recently, pediatricians have mostly had to deal with type 1 diabetes continue reading »

Flu Still at Epidemic Levels: CDC

Flu Still at Epidemic Levels: CDC

Children and seniors especially vulnerable; infections declining in some regions. While flu activity remains high across the United States, there are signs that the number of infections continue reading »

Study: Very Obese Teens See Heart Gains From Weight-Loss Surgery

Study: Very Obese Teens See Heart Gains From Weight-Loss Surgery

In this age group, procedure is about health only, not appearance, expert says. Weight-loss surgery in extremely obese teens helps reverse heart abnormalitie continue reading »

HISPANIC HEALTH: Minority Student’s Grades Do Not Suffer Compared to Others When They Work

HISPANIC HEALTH: Minority Student’s Grades Do Not Suffer Compared to Others When They Work

African-American and Hispanic students may be less likely than non-Hispanic white students to hold a job during the school year, but when they do, they tend to work somewhat longer hours and seem less likely to see their grades suffer continue reading »

Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study

Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study

Rotavirus infection causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms and can be deadly. A new study finds that vaccinating children against rotavirus may also help protect unvaccinated continue reading »

Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Researcher says frequency, variety play a key role. Performing small acts of kindness and gratitude can make people happier, researchers believe, but continue reading »

Hispanic Health:  Number of Latino Cancer Researchers on the Rise

Hispanic Health:  Number of Latino Cancer Researchers on the Rise

According to Salud Today, the number of Latino cancer researchers is starting to grow, thanks to Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training, continue reading »

16 Spanish Chefs Fight Child Malnutrition in Latin America

16 Spanish Chefs Fight Child Malnutrition in Latin America

Sixteen famous Spanish chefs plan to cook up a storm on Feb. 11 at a like number of Madrid luxury stores, with the proceeds from the sale of meals going to fight child malnutrition in Latin America. continue reading »