Jul 302015

New York Times
$30 Million Program to Help Low-Income New Yorkers Get Mental Health Care
New York Times
New York is set to begin a $30 million program aimed at providing mental health services to low-income residents with little or no access to care. The program, Connections to Care, will tap existing community organizations that reach low-income
City launching $30 M. mental health initiativeCapital New York

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May 292015

Yahoo Health
Weight-Loss Win: Oscar Lost 178 Pounds And Now Helps Others Get Fit
Yahoo Health
I told myself in the beginning that I was going to lose 100 pounds — and I accomplished that. By June 2014, I had lost 151 pounds. In that year of losing weight, I graduated from the police academy and also became a certified fitness instructor. I

May 232015
Are Weight-Loss Programs A Waste Of Money? Study Finds Most Are
The Inquisitr
Fox News reports that Americans spend more than $2.5 billion dollars annually on programs designed to shed pounds. However, there is very little scientific evidence that those weight-loss programs actually work. This was the conclusion after over 4,200 …

Apr 012015
Weight loss program begins 8th season
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Twenty-six contestants embark on a 15-week weight loss journey starting Sunday. Fort Wayne's Smallest Winner kicks off with its season 8 orientation in the afternoon. This year, the theme is called “the Year of the Snowman,” …

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Mar 302015
Trying to lose weight? Drexel researchers review the best way cities can help
There's still a lot of research that's needed, said Mayne. Few studies are able to evaluate whether policy changes or infrastructure additions actually result in weight loss, for example. But with the obesity epidemic still in full swing, she said

Mar 302015

When you start a diet, determining how much to eat can feel a bit like playing calorie roulette. Many people turn to a calorie calculator, but they can greatly overestimate the amount of food that you need to lose weight. Here’s how to calculate your own target. More »          

Mar 292015

People Magazine
Website Posts Anorexic Woman's Photos in List of 'Amazing Weight Loss
People Magazine
Anne Marie Sengillo posted photos of her eating disorder recovery progress on Reddit as an inspiration to others suffering with the diseases – so when website The Chive repurposed her photos for a post about weight loss inspiration, Sengillo felt it
The Chive Posts This Woman's Anorexia Recovery Photos in ''Amazing Weight E! Online
This Site Posted a Recovering Anorexic Woman's Photos as Weight-Loss Health.com
Anorexic woman's skinny photos touted as 'amazing weight loss' success storyExaminer.com

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Mar 282015
Hidden Healthcare Horrors
New York Times (blog)
[O]ne of the main things it does is raise taxes rather dramatically on a pretty small number of high-income people in order to give subsidized health insurance policies to a substantially larger number of low-income people. Indeed, this is one of the
Shawn Vestal: Health care horror stories more hairy than scaryThe Spokesman Review

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Mar 272015

Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit set to be released Friday. The audit marked the first …

Feb 242015

The best seasons of CC Sabathia's career had him tipping the scales heavier than most Major Leaguers, and so as the big left-hander reported to his seventh Spring Training with the Yankees, he showed up comfortable with his weight.