Health Rewind: Why Black Kids Lag Behind in Well-Being

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How Strong Muscles in Teens Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

Stronger teens with a lower BMI are less likely to develop diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure than teens with a higher BMI. Researchers analyzed the muscle strength of sixth graders and found that being strong reduced the risk for diabetes and other diseases, Science Daily reported

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