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Written by School of Medicine on Aug 26, 2013
Food and beverage marketers increasingly target Latino kids because of their growing population size, media exposure and spending power. Much of this kid-focused advertising is for unhealthy foods, studies show.
Written by mmLearn.org on Aug 20, 2013
According to the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI): “Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 years or older. Most people in this stage of life with depression have been experiencing episodes of the illness during much of their lives. For others, depression has a first onset in late life—even persons in their 80s and 90s. Depression in older persons is closely associated with dependency and disability and causes great suffering for the individual and the family.”
Written by evrard on Aug 15, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: AARP hosted a panel discussion on responsible solutions for the future of Medicare and Social Security 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Norris Conference Center's Red Oak Ballroom at Wonderland of the Americas Mall, 4522 Fredricksburg Road, Suite 100.
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 15, 2013
The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Fitness Council have joined together to create a one-of-a-kind interactive fitness challenge, Fit Pass SA.  In an effort to continue to make San Antonio a healthy and fit city, Fit Pass SA is designed to encourage participants to stay active by offering them the opportunity to win prizes for attending a wide variety of free and low-cost wellness
Written by Elizabeth Allen on Aug 15, 2013
A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer.