The city Health Department said Monday that the disease was the underlying or a contributing cause of 5,695 deaths in 2011. That’s about 160 more such deaths than in 2010 and 1,260 more than in 1990.
The American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.
Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.
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Comedian and TV host Sherri Shepherd has made some lifesaving changes to her diet. We’ve seen her on Dancing with the Stars and on her self-titled TV comedy show, Sherri, on the Lifetime Network. She’s looking great these days — and she joined us on The Couch to tell us about her married life.
In the wake of a new study showing that more than 10 percent of New York City adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued some reminders for control and prevention.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.
Randy Jackson has been with American Idol from the very beginning, but after a huge shakeup there, is he sticking around? He joined us on The Couch to clear things up – he also chatted about Fashion Week, and some very important health issues.
The study by Washington University in St. Louis found the commutes take people away from exercise and lead to conditions that are strong predictors of diabetes, obesity and some cancers.
An overweight man who unwittingly became an amputee in advertisements that New York City is posting to warn against diabetes says he’s worried the ads might hurt his acting career.
The issue came to light following a story in the New York Times that reported the man, whose face is obscured in the ad, is actually a model who posed for a stock photo.
The New York City health department has declared war on oversized restaurant portions, going after the food industry in a subway ad campaign.
Each year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.
The goal of the nationwide celebration is to focus on eating healthy food. Apples are touted as an easy and inexpensive way to eat better.
Fran Cohen says her husband’s podiatry business in New Jersey has been grinding to a halt since Monday when callers received a message that their phone lines have been disconnected.
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