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25837
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Dr. Sharon Sarvey of the ECU School of Nursing is helping area youth lose weight and keep it off through Camp Timber Creek. There campers learn to cook healthy meals and find a variety of fun ways to exercise.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p24-26 Periodical Website
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29511
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The benefits of breastfeeding in reducing the risk of childhood overweight have been well-documented. This study examined the relationship between breastfeeding initiation and duration with child overweight among children and adolescents in North Carolina. The results support recommendations promoting breastfeeding to help reduce obesity.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 164, Oct 2010, p1-10, bibl, f
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29484
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Obesity is recognized as a serious public health epidemic and a significant underlying cause of morbidity and mortality. This study examined medical care expenditure and utilization patterns in a sample of adolescents in North Carolina enrolled in Medicaid. Results show negative health consequences of overweight as early as adolescence.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 151, Aug 2006, p1-8, bibl, f
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36049
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Talent was present; absent was funding. In a campus meeting, Senator Burr heralded Johnson and Johnson’s offer to help ECU fulfill medical missions like curing diabetes. A research university springing from a teacher’s training school, then, may seem off the beaten path. Realizing this intent—improving the quality of life—made it obvious ECU has stayed on course.
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36172
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Not only can the profiled spices make dishes delicious, their value includes nutritious. Adding thyme, chili pepper, sage, cinnamon, turmeric, and oregano in the daily diet could combat diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s. Other health benefits noted: anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, antioxidant, antidepressant, fat burning, cholesterol lowering, and immunity boosting.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , January/February 2017, p14-16, 18, 20-23 Periodical Website
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36262
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Promise noted in five profiled individuals, employed by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, also held a potential to enhance the quality of life. The research endeavors by these individuals promised to tackle issues such as obesity, colon cancer, emissions, and pavement quality.