Tag: obesity

PARIS — Obese and overweight people are at high risk of suffering severe cases of COVID-19, according to a French study that sheds light on the pandemic’s burden. The research, presented at a conference this…

In our naivete, we thought a crisis the magnitude of a global pandemic could serve to unite us as a country. Not that we wished for catastrophe. But the indiscriminate and deadly nature of the…

MORAN ? It?s what you?d expect in a small gym. Treadmills. Squat rack. Elliptical machine. But 54 Fitness, located in the 500-person town of Moran, still holds remnants of the building?s previous lives. Tile flooring.…

Picture this. The nation’s children are drinking on average what amounts to a bathtub full of sugary beverages every year. That’s 30 gallons of soda, sports drinks and probably the biggest healthy drink fraud of…

In a national health report, Allen County rose a whopping 46 places when compared to other Kansas counties between 2018 and 2019. The report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Kansas counties on various…

Many folks are focused on hearts of the Valentine variety this week, but I challenge you to focus on YOUR heart, too.  February is recognized as Heart Health month and it is a great reminder…

Dear Carolyn: My youngest sister is 14. She recently spent 10 days at my house visiting, and we had a wonderful time. She is a little overweight and concerned about how to fix it, so…