Navigation Links
State Health, Education Leaders Recognize Berks County Middle School for Boosting Physical Activity Among Students
Date:12/21/2009

n increased risk of health problems as adults, including diabetes, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and certain types of cancer.

Obesity is more than a health risk; it also contributes significantly to the cost of treating chronic diseases which are responsible for at least 70 percent of all health expenditures. A study released in July found obese Americans -- those who are 30 or more pounds over a healthy weight -- cost the nation an estimated $147 billion in weight-related medical bills in 2008, double what it was ten years ago.

Capital BlueCross provided funding to Conrad Weiser Middle School and is also providing funds for nine other participating schools in the state.

"We're very grateful for the financial support of Capital BlueCross and the other organizations that have joined this important effort," said James.

For more information on the Active Schools Grant Program, visit the Department of Health Web site at www.health.state.pa.us.

Media contact: Holli Senior, 717-787-1783

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Health


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Statement of Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of Americans United for Life Action
2. Left/Right Healthcare Virtual Vigil Tonight at 9 PM Until Senate Votes; Broad Coalition Says Punishes Some States, Windfall for Insurance Companies
3. Half-Million Doctors Beg Senate to Kill the Bill - Virtual News Conference by Coalition of More Than 40 Medical Groups Sunday, 2 pm EST; Sweetheart Deals Punish Patients in Other States
4. AHIP Statement On Senate Health Care Reform Legislation
5. $24 Million Settlement of New York State and Federal False Claims Act Case
6. Three New York City Home Health Agencies Pay $9.7 Million to the United States to Settle False Claims Act Claims
7. Phyhealth Issues September 30, 2009 Financial Statements
8. Morehead Presents Webinar on "The State of Employee Engagement: A Year in Review"
9. United States Patent Office Allows CareRise Patent on 24/7 Staff-Census Software
10. Statement by Dr. Daniel Carucci, Vice President for Global Health for the United Nations Foundation, on Progress Shown in World Malaria Report 2009
11. Stress From Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Be Fatal
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... , ... The Schmidt National Law Group filed an Essure® lawsuit against Bayer ... Law Group, a leading firm in mass-tort litigation, has filed a lawsuit in the ... and other Bayer affiliates for injuries alleged to have been caused by her Essure® ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... 04, 2015 , ... Inmar announced today that its regulatory ... Product, Quality and Manufacturers, Dietary Supplements and Supply Chain Committees. , With the ... goods industry, it can be difficult for companies to navigate, stay abreast of ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... 04, 2015 , ... “Getting away from the daily stressors and distractions of ... strengthen their ‘couple-ness,’” says Jean Claude Wietzel, general manager at Four Seasons Resort ... island’s only Forbes Five Star resort and Travel + Leisure’s No. 1 Hotel in ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... The conference ... in Hollywood, Florida October 9-10, 2015 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa has ... are doctors and researchers at the top of their field and will be ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... Compliance officers deal ... under the Stark physician self-referral law. “Stark Law DOs and DON’Ts: Best ... Information Services, Inc. (AIS), will detail which deals are attracting the most government ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Schmidt National Law Group Files First Bayer Essure® Lawsuit in California 2Health News:Inmar Experts To Address OTC Manufacturers’ Session on Hazardous Waste and Handling at CHPA Meeting 2Health News:Inmar Experts To Address OTC Manufacturers’ Session on Hazardous Waste and Handling at CHPA Meeting 3Health News:Couples Season at Four Seasons Resort Maui Begins This Week With Best Hotel Rates of the Year through November 2Health News:Couples Season at Four Seasons Resort Maui Begins This Week With Best Hotel Rates of the Year through November 3Health News:Integrative Healthcare Symposium Focus On: The Microbiome Conference Program Announced 2Health News:Sept. 17 Webinar to Offer Best Practices for Physician Contracts 2
... while Botox may erase wrinkles and restore youthful good looks, ... Carter Singh, who has a degree in psychology and is ... Martin Kelly, of London Plastic Surgery Associates, said in a ... treatments do so repetitively. , ,Reacting to the ...
... Americans of all ages, affecting their quality of life ... for some patients they neither respond to surgery and ... why new devices surgically implanted in the brain itself ... ,Neurologists at the University of Virginia Health System are ...
... heart failure and men with treated prostate cancer are among ... Now, under new guidelines co-authored by a Hopkins cardiologist and ... Transplantation (ISHLT), they can and should be considered. ,“People ... have a chance to get a new heart,” says Stuart ...
... well prepared to make the decision to stop dialysis ... // , reports a study in the November Clinical ... who are more experienced and more familiar with the ... Physicians Association and the American Society of Nephrology (RPA/ASN)—are ...
... in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands say that although people suffering ... more frequently, air swallowing does not play any role ... air swallowing had any role in GERD, researchers calculated ... people with GERD and 12 healthy individuals. GERD ...
... reduce the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood, could help ... diabetes occurs when people cannot produce enough insulin, or do not ... sugars to be turned into body fuel. ,People ... at high risk of Type 2 diabetes. The disease is mainly ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Epilepsy Treated with Implanted Devices 2Health News:Now, Even Older Adults and Some Cancer Patients can go for Heart Transplantation 2Health News:Many Kidney Specialists Feel Unprepared for End-of-Life Decisions 2
(Date:9/4/2015)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Sept. 4, ... ("DelMar" and the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on ... announced its financial results for the fiscal year ending ... Company highlights and expected near-term milestones. ... call and live webcast for investors, analysts and other ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... -- Report Details ... R&D and Sales Potentials ... Visiongain,s new report gives you revenue predictions for that industry ... data, R&D trends, opportunities, interviews and revenue forecasts. ... forecasted sales to 2025 at overall world market, submarket, product ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... , Sept. 3, 2015 ... a condition that involves narrowing or blockage of ... heart rhythm problems, smoking, high cholesterol, and high ... arterial disease, atherosclerosis, and heart failure are some ... obstruction of blood vessels, especially coronary arteries, is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7DelMar Pharmaceuticals Reports Fiscal 2015 Year-End Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 2World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 3World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 4World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 5World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 6World Cancer-Treating Drugs Industry and Market: Companies, Therapies, R&D and Forecasts 2015-2025 7Global Cardiovascular Implants Market 2015-2019 2
... The Polaris system delivers the ... cost effective and easy to use, ... level of precision measurement with unprecedented ... both active and passive tools, the ...
Penfield Dissector #4...
Leroy scalp clips, sterile, disposable, plastic, infant size, ten clips/package....
Disposable scalp clip applier, comes loaded with 12 Leroy-Raney clips, ergonomic, easy to handle and position the clip....
Medicine Products: