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Ways to Move More Often

Posted On March 03, 2015

(Undated) -- Even 15 to 20 minutes of moderate activity each day will provide you health benefits. The hard part is finding time to work it in, but there are some simple things you can do to quietly build movement into your day. Doctor Michael Roizen with the Cleveland Clinic says you can start even…

Study: Provo, Utah Fittest City In The Country

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Provo, UT) -- People in Provo, Utah are the most fit in the country. A WalletHub study ranks the city in first when it comes to staying healthy and being active. Colorado Springs, Colorado; San Jose, California; Denver, Colorado; and San Francisco, California rounded out the top five. Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana had the most weight problems.

Deadly Bacteria Spreads At Louisiana Lab

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Covington, LA) -- Investigators in Louisiana are trying to figure out how a deadly bacteria was released from the Tulane National Primate Center. Officials say the bacteria poses no risk to the public but a federal investigator has tested positive for the bacteria. According to "USA Today," it's believed he was exposed to four monkeys…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Obamacare Subsidies Case

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Undated) -- The Supreme Court hears arguments this week in a case challenging subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. The plaintiffs argue that subsidies paid to many Americans are not legally allowed because of the way the law known as Obamacare is written. The law mentions only state-established exchanges qualifying for subsidies, and not the…

WHO: More Than A-Billion Young People At Risk For Hearing Loss

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Undated) -- More than a-billion teens and young adults are at risk of losing some of their hearing. The World Health Organization says that's the case because they listen to loud music and spend too much time in noisy bars and clubs. In analyzing data from middle and high income nations, the UN health agency…