Keep up with all the latest health news, trends and developments locally, state wide and nationally.
High School Students Drinking Less Soda
The number of high school students who drink soda at least once per day dropped from 27 percent in 2013 to 20 percent in 2015, according to the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a biannual measure of self-reported health behaviors among U.S. high school students released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among other YRBS findings, the percentage of students reporting they are physically active for at least 60 minutes per day held steady at 27 percent, while the percentage of students who attend daily physical education classes remained at nearly 30 percent. The survey also found that nearly 30 percent of high school students are obese or overweight.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance
Long-Awaited Ruling Brings Electronic Cigarettes Under Federal Authority
When you are driving—it should not be a secondary task, it should be the only task. EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving) was established to raise awareness and generate action against the epidemic of distracted driving. It was created by the parents of Casey Feldman, Joel Feldman and Dianne Anderson, after the death of their daughter, Casey Feldman in 2009.