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Posts tagged diabetes and heart disease

December 2, 2005

 

Kids Lose Weight Playing Video Games?

Obesity isn’t just a serious problem for the 66% of American adults who are overweight or obese, 32% of American children ages 6 to 19 are already overweight or obese. Are these kids at risk for developing the diseases that overweight and obese adults are at high risk for, like diabetes and heart disease? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Is Modern Medicine Working?

Modern medicine, along with better living conditions and healthier diets, enables many people to live into their seventies and eighties. Deaths due to infectious diseases like smallpox and polio have declined, and formerly fatal conditions like diabetes and heart disease can be kept in check.

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