Posts Tagged "CDC"

According to a national survey conducted by CareerBuilder.com, 37% of workers in South say they've put on weight at their current job. So, what is the solution that could not only make your employees...
Wed., April 30, 2014 11:57am
The Internet is a great source of information… accurate or otherwise. I follow a couple of news outlets around town (including our own GPB Facebook page). This afternoon on my lunch break, I...
Fri., January 31, 2014 3:08pm
The CDC just released the nation’s latest report card on childhood obesity. For several decades, obesity rates in pre-schoolers rose. Then, from 2003-2008, there seemed to be a plateau. Now, for the...
Fri., August 9, 2013 12:00pm
What are your students doing this summer? (Yes I realize we’re still in the throes of winter, but now is the time to make those summer plans.) What if your students could spend some summer days...
Fri., March 8, 2013 10:55am
Immunizations are not just for kids: adults need them, too. Here’s why. Each year, more than 50,000 adults die from vaccine preventable diseases in the United States, proof that adults also need...
Thu., February 14, 2013 5:34pm
This month, GPB aired an original production highlighting STEM advancements around the state, The Future Files. This exciting, new series looks at the future of science, technology and medicine in a...
Fri., November 30, 2012 12:03pm
Ticks aren’t the only parasite to benefit from an unusually mild winter. Mosquitos are abundant this year and so is one disease in particular that they carry, West Nile. It is already the worst...
Fri., September 7, 2012 10:27am
The experts are saying that it is a bad year for ticks. Which really means that the ticks are having a banner year and their prey are having a bad year. Nancy Hinkle, a veterinary entomologist at...
Tue., June 5, 2012 12:37pm

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