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Vaccines Fail to Protect Obese Mice From Severe Influenza Infections

Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have demonstrated that flu vaccines with adjuvants don’t work as well in obese mice; results highlight urgent need to understand vaccine response in obese humans.

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

mBIo, August 2, 2016.


Individualizing Weight Management Program May Increase Success Rate

Adapting a weight management program to the client’s personality may help improve success rates. This is one of the preliminary findings of a research study to identify factors that help and hinder clients enrolled in the Profile by Sanford weight management program, which has more than 50,000 members at 27 locations in 10 states.

– South Dakota State University

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, July-August 2016, S57; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, July-August 2016, S109; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, July-August 2016, S58...


Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess

Most grade school students are likely to claim recess as their favorite period of the day; however, in many cases recess still can be sedentary with students not engaging in enough physical activity. Now researchers from the University of Missouri have found that zones with specific games can improve physical activity, improving a child’s chance of engaging in the recommended 60 minutes of “play per day,” an effort endorsed by many health organizations as well as the National Football League.

– University of Missouri Health


TTUHSC El Paso to Provide Health Education to West Texas’ Impoverished Communities

The Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) has received a $430,780 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide long-distance health education to underserved communities in rural West Texas.

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso


August 2016 Health and Wellness Tips

Health and wellness tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center experts for August 2016

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing


Health Tip: Ways to Keep Kids Active and Cool in the Peak of Summer Heat

In the dog days of summer it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television, but as the fall approaches, it is important to get the kids in an active routine. Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department at University of the Sciences, shares some ways to get your kids exercise without braving the heat.

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– University of the Sciences

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