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Teen Battle Chef Program boosts academic, nutrition behaviors among NYC youth

Teen Battle Chef, a component of the HealthCorps in-school “Living Labs” program, used cooking and nutrition education to promote positive behavioral change among New York City youth.

Researchers studied the impact of the Teen Battle Chef program, a high school based program that teaches culinary skills, which was implemented by […]

March 5th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Teen Battle Chef Program boosts academic, nutrition behaviors among NYC youth

Optimism could be a tool in heart failure prevention

A happy heart may be a healthy heart, at least for older people at the risk of developing heart failure.

Researchers followed 6,808 people enrolled in the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally representative study of older U.S adults, for four years.

According to their study released Tuesday in Circulation: Heart Failure, higher […]

May 21st, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Optimism could be a tool in heart failure prevention