Flu Season Has Hit California Hard

Flu Season Has Hit California Hard

Influenza (flu) normally strikes seniors and young children more intensely. But this season’s strain, a type of swine flu, has resulted in a virulent epidemic that has hit adults particularly hard in California. State public health officials announced that there were 147 flu-related deaths so far this season among those under age 65, including four […]

Obesity by 5 Sets Pattern for Life

Obesity by 5 Sets Pattern for Life

An overweight preschooler is likely to become an obese as a teen or adult according to a new study. While tempting to call the chubbiness in toddlers “baby fat,” the reality is those extra inches are a precursor of a weight problem later on. The research conducted at the Rollins School of Public Health at […]