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Nine in 10 children in US eat too much salt: experts

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Nine in 10 American children eat too much salt, greatly raising their risk of high blood pressure and heart disease as they grow older, experts said Tuesday. More than 40 percent of the sodium children consume comes from […]

Youths who try e-cigarettes triple since 2011: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The number of US youths who have tried e-cigarettes tripled from 2011 to 2013, raising concerns about the potential for a new generation of nicotine addicts, US health authorities said Monday. More than a quarter of a […]

Get help getting healthy

If you’ve long feared you’ve a slim chance of losing weight and staying fit, a few hints from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may help: Make a commitment. Many people find it helpful to sign a written […]