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42% of American adults will be obese by 2030, study says

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Image: LA Times LogoThe ranks of obese Americans are expected to swell even further in the coming years, rising from 36% of the adult population today to 42%. Robert Jeffery, School of Public Health and Masonic Cancer Center, discusses how policymakers can help prevent increased obesity.

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Low stress cattle handling - Part 2

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Image: AHC LogoTo successfully understand low stress animal handling, it is important to understand animal behavior. Paul Rapnicki, College of Veterinary Medicine, recommends that cattle handlers communicate with a cow through her five senses: taste, smell, hearing, sight, and touch.

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JACR feature: Rads need to get off the sidelines

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Image: AHC LogoPatient-centered radiology is more than possible. Anil Chauhan, Medical School, explains that in order for it to happen radiologists must broaden their focus and consider patients, politics and more.

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Cholesterol Reducing Foods: Which Foods Affect Cholesterol?

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Image: AHC LogoThere are several foods, in addition to sensible eating, may indeed help drive down cholesterol levels. Joanne Slavin, Masonic Cancer Center, talks about how flaxseed can be a great way to help lower high cholesterol.

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Access to health care declines in Wisconsin, nationwide

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Image: AHC LogoAccess to basic health care for adults declined in Wisconsin and nearly every state from 2000 to 2010, according to a study released Monday. Lynn Blewett, School of Public Health, explains that unless there is a major change, it is very likely these trends could continue.

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