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Cool! 72-year-old man exercises in shorts despite cold weather

A cold front has hit the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province this week. Zheng Xinglu, 72, has attracted a great deal of attention from locals for his decision to exercise in the cold weather wearing only shorts.
Source: People.cn | 2016/11/12 8:42:32

Birth year may help predict your risk in next flu outbreak: study

Your birth year may help predicts, to a certain extent, how likely you are to get seriously ill or die in an outbreak of an animal-origin flu virus similar to H5N1 or H7N9, US researchers said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/11 8:04:57

Pregnant belly-painting contest held in Chongqing

Thirty fathers-to-be painted the bellies of their pregnant wives in an interesting contest held in Chongqing on Nov. 6. The men drew cartoon figures and imaginative images, expressing good wishes for their soon-to-be-born babies. This is the fifth time that such a contest has been held. The event is dedicated to the memorable and beautiful experience of waiting for new life.
Source: People.cn | 2016/11/9 11:33:24

E-cigs linked to high risk of heavy teen cigarette smoking: study

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes regularly are more likely to become frequent and heavy cigarette smokers, a USstudy suggested Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/9 7:54:04

Social marketing campaign found effective to promote healthy recipes

Two studies indicate that social marketing campaign could be an effective way to help low-income families in the United States eat more nutritious meals through fast, tasty, affordable and healthy recipes.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/4 9:32:07

Child obesity in England "a state of emergency": health experts

A leading expert in child health said Thursday obesity and overweight in children in England is entering a state of emergency.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/4 8:15:29

US study finds wide exposure to environmental pollutants among pregnant women

A new study in San Francisco indicates that pregnant women, especially those from low-income and Latino families, have widespread exposure to environmental pollutants and many chemicals are absorbed at greater levels by fetuses than by the pregnant women.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/3 8:14:39

Summer breaks make US kids obese: study

US kids are at greater risk of becoming overweight or obese during summer vacation than during the school year, a new study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/3 7:41:46

One egg per day may help keep stroke away: study

Eating an egg a day may cut the risk of stroke by 12 percent, a new study funded by the American Egg Board said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/2 8:18:51

China to promote fitness, leisure industry

The General Office of the State Council has recently published a guideline to improve the fitness and leisure industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 23:05:02