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More education may mean a longer, healthier life

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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A tuition-free college education has become a reality in places like New York, San Francisco and other areas nationwide — a deal that may also bestow a longer, healthier life to graduates.

Federal statistics show that, on average, 25-year-olds with a bachelor’s degree live […]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Prevention, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on More education may mean a longer, healthier life

Dramatic drop in childhood obesity reported by CDC

The obesity rate in children ages 2 to 5 dropped 43 percent during the past decade,  according to research published Tuesday in the Journal  of the American Medical Association.

The prevalence of obesity for these young children fell from 14 percent in 2003-2004 to just over 8 percent in 2011-2012 – based on the Centers […]

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