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Efforts continue to understand societal impact on health


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For decades, researchers have been piecing together the unfortunate reality that wide-ranging societal factors affect people’s health.

It’s still too early to know precisely how these things impact heart disease, stroke and other major health problems.

But, as work continues to fully understand these relationships, […]

Continúa la labor para entender cómo los factores sociales impactan la salud


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Desde hace décadas, investigadores se han dedicado a entender la dura realidad de que muchos factores sociales afectan la salud.

Aún es muy pronto para saber cómo precisamente estos factores impactan la enfermedad del corazón, el ataque cerebral y otros problemas de salud significativos.

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Colorado funds $2.5 million for Safe Routes to School


More sidewalks and bike lanes are being added to lower-income Colorado communities after the state recently approved $2.5 million in funding for the Safe Routes to School program for the 2015-2016 school year.

Only one in four Colorado youths get the recommended 60 minutes of physical […]

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Army veteran Joe Sullivan blends running, recycling and raising money

Barely back home from Kuwait and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Joe Sullivan was in for a shock.

As he helped oversee fitness tests for fellow Army soldiers, who do push-ups, sit-ups and a two-mile run periodically to check their physical ability, Sullivan underwent his own fitness test at Fort Carson, Colorado.

“Ordinarily, […]

While FDA considers e-cigarette regulation, states and cities continue to act

While the Food and Drug Administration proposes to regulate the sales, marketing and product quality of e-cigarettes, states and cities are moving forward with their own regulations to restrict e-cigarette exposure.

While the FDA already regulates cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco, relatively new e-cigarettes are still under […]