Health Highlights: July 5, 2022 | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Ernie Mundell

Survey finds many diabetes caregivers are burnt out and lack support. A New Harris/health day A survey reveals that one in three Americans live with and/or care for someone with blood sugar disease, and 60% said their loved one’s disease impacts all facets of their lives. Read more

The greatest weight gain now occurs in early adulthood. A new study has found that almost a fifth of adults had gained 20% or more body weight in the previous 10 years, with the greatest gains occurring in their 20s and 30s. Read more

TUESDAY, July 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The obesity epidemic isn’t slowing down any time soon, and new research is delivering even worse news: Most American adults have not only gained more weight, they’ve taken most of it earlier in life.

Only 7% of Americans are in good cardiometabolic health. “Cardiometabolic” is an umbrella term that includes blood pressure, blood sugar, blood cholesterol, weight, and/or the presence of heart disease. Read more

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Only 7% of U.S. adults are cardiometabolically healthy

TUESDAY, July 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Less than 7% of American adults are cardiometabolically fit, and new research warns the trend is only getting worse.

The ice cream that caused the listeria outbreak. One person died and 22 others were hospitalized with bacterial infections linked to eating ice cream from the Florida-based Big Olaf Creamery, the CDC said. Read more

Deadly Listeria outbreak linked to ice cream

TUESDAY, July 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a recent Listeria outbreak to ice cream made by Florida-based Big Olaf Creamery.

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