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  1. More Americans Are Walking for ExerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | HON

    Call it a step in the right direction: More and more Americans are trying to walk their way to better health. The number of adults who took up walking for exercise or as a way to get from place to place increased significantly between 2005 and 2015, federal health officials reported Thursday.

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  2. Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | HON

    Black Americans are living longer, but they still aren't living as long as whites are, federal health officials reported Tuesday. While the overall death rate among black people dropped 25 percent between 1999 and 2015, the average life expectancy among black Americans still lags behind whites by almost four years, a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.

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  3. Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | HON

    Obese patients who swallowed balloon capsules that helped them eat less lost an average of 15 pounds, roughly two times more weight than patients who just dieted and exercised, researchers report. The capsule was inflated with gas via a catheter when it reached the stomach.

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  4. Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, FruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | HON

    Giving low-income Americans discounts on fruits and vegetables while disallowing sugar-sweetened soda and treat purchases may improve their diets, a new study suggests. About one in seven people in the United States participates in the government-funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , formerly known as the Food Stamp Program.

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