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South Side grocery store tours teach healthy shopping - on a budget

South Side grocery store tours teach healthy shopping - on a budget

Laveta Richardson said it's a life-saver - an innovative South Side shopping program focused on nutritious eating.

March 07, 2013 12:00 pm
Half empty ain't half bad, German researchers report

Half empty ain't half bad, German researchers report

Is this glass half empty or half full? German researchers find pessimism has its advantages.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am
Half empty ain't half bad, German researchers report

Half empty ain't half bad, German researchers report

Life is better, and longer, when you're a pessimist. Or at least it's what German researchers have found after analyzing the life satisfaction of young, middle-aged and older German adults over a decade.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am
Study: Alzheimer's cases expected to triple by 2050

Study: Alzheimer's cases expected to triple by 2050

Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects an estimated 5 million people. As baby boomers age, they will become the largest population at risk for the disease. With no current treatment or cure, researchers at Rush University have projected the number of adults with Alzhe…

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago's South Side

Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago's South Side

Diabetes strikes African-Americans on Chicago's South Side at twice the national average. An innovative program strikes back with fresh food options, health care and exercise to combat the high prevalence of the disease.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Soda Pop

Soda Pop

Sugary drinks, such as lemonade and pop, are part of the "Western" diet pattern in the study.

January 24, 2013 12:26 pm
Dieting in older adults futile, may have adverse affects

Dieting in older adults futile, may have adverse affects

Regardless of their diet, older adults are still at risk for obesity-related health concerns, as heart disease and hypertension, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, from Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, Pa.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
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