Atlanta — The level of leisure-time exercise among U.S. adults exceeds the targeted goal of a national campaign aimed at promoting health, but Americans still have room for improvement, according to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Stockholm — Planning on sleeping in this weekend? It might be good for your health. New research from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute suggests sleeping longer on weekends may counteract the health risks associated with not getting enough sleep during the week.
San Diego — Parents and caregivers need to “look before you lock” a parked vehicle, as temperatures on sunny summer days can climb well above 100° F in one hour – about the time it can take for a child to suffer heat-related injuries or death, according to the results of a recent study.
Evanston, IL — People who prefer to stay up late have a greater chance of dying at a younger age than those who are natural “early to bed and early to rise” types, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Surrey.
Atlanta — The fatal fall rate for people 65 and older jumped 31 percent from 2007 to 2016, making falls the leading cause of injury-related death among people in this age group, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.