MinnPost talked to University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy Director Michael Osterholm about the disease.
One review found that leaving high school is associated with a significant drop in physical activity, particularly for people who go off to college or university. The second review reports that becoming a parent is linked to a substantial gain of weight — for women.
In Minnesota, 21.2 percent of adults — more than 1 in 5 — report being physically inactive.
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The social fitness network Strava predicts that Sunday will be “Quitter’s Day,” the day when most Americans will forsake their fitness goals for 2020.
When Grimm died on Jan. 5, he left behind a legacy of accomplishment in addiction treatment, but those who worked with him say he will be best remembered for his focus on individuals, his generous spirit and his commitment to improving the lives of people worldwide struggling with the disease of addiction.
The researchers say any new measures to increase active travel should focus on children, teens and older adults, whose rates of walking and cycling are either lower than average or on the decline.
For many rural residents, paying a monthly premium and still facing thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs can feel like having no insurance at all.
The study comes at a time when a growing number of states are making it more difficult for women to get abortions by imposing waiting periods, mandatory counseling or medically unnecessary ultrasounds.
The authors of the new study have concluded that the average normal body temperature has dropped almost a full degree, to 97.9°F.
Each year, more than a million young women under the age of 21 in the United States are getting medically unnecessary pelvic exams and Pap tests, a new study finds.
“We meet on the third Wednesday of the month,” said Michele Gran. “We’re constantly welcoming other parents in to help them understand that there is hope and life for us — even after our children’s diagnosis.”
The disease hasn’t received as much attention as other ailments like cancer, but affects 730,000 Minnesotans.
The most common injuries were fractures (27 percent), followed by contusions and abrasions (23 percent) and lacerations (14 percent).
A retired obstetrician says Catholic restrictions kept her from providing the best care to patients: “When you have a moral conflict like that, it eats away at you.”
The greater the number of healthy habits we adopt, the longer we’re likely to live free of major chronic illnesses like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, the study also found.
Raising the minimum wage by $1 an hour could lower the suicide rate among people with a high school education or less by up to 6 percent, according to a new study.
“Our study shows it is possible to reverse the consequences of aging on our blood vessels with real-world exercise in just six months,” said cardiologist Dr. Charlotte Manisty, the study’s senior author.
The data also revealed a significant association between the presence of a sense of purpose in life and better physical and mental well-being, as well as better cognitive functioning among people older than 60.
The study also found that teenage boys who report that they have witnessed their peers abusing women and girls are significantly more likely to bully and fight with others.