By Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
December 9, 2013 9:26 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $55.5 million in grants to help bolster a health care workforce that is stretched thin and possibly facing greater strain under the Affordable Care Act.
By Armin Brott and Samantha Feuss, McClatchy-Tribune
December 9, 2013 6 a.m.
Health experts recommend that adults ages 18 to 64 get at least 30 minutes of "moderate intensity aerobic exercise" — meaning walking or jogging quickly enough to break a sweat — five days a week, plus strength training twice a week. Kids 6-17 should get 60 minutes — mostly aerobic — every day. Unfortunately, most people don't come anywhere close. Fortunately, you don't have to do all of your daily minutes in one session. Instead, you can divide them into more manageable chunks — 10 minutes or so — and spread them throughout the day. Here's a look at three products than can start you and your kids on the right track.