Health Rewind: Olympian Dominique Dawes Tackles Childhood Obesity

Plus, Kelly Rowland graces the cover of Shape magazine.

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Dominique Dawes on Getting Youth to Lose Weight - Gold-medal gymnast Dominique Dawes has made childhood obesity one of her main priorities. She tells Real Health magazine that in order for these rates to go down, adults have to step in, lead by example and set healthy goals for their children and themselves. (Photo: Adam Jacobs/Getty Images)

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Drug-Resistant Bacterial Kills 23,000 People a Year - A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that antibiotic-resistant bacteria kills roughly 23,000 Americans each year. Researchers blame overuse and misuse of antibiotics for the mass drug resistance happening in the U.S., says the Associated Press. CDC officials claim that a majority of those deaths come from staph infection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).  (Photo: AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Drug-Resistant Bacterial Kills 23,000 People a Year - A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that antibiotic-resistant bacteria kills roughly 23,000 Americans each year. Researchers blame overuse and misuse of antibiotics for the mass drug resistance happening in the U.S., says the Associated Press. CDC officials claim that a majority of those deaths come from staph infection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).  (Photo: AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Government May Slash Billions From Food Stamps Program - This week the House of Representatives will vote on the Farm Bill, legislation that impacts the budget for the food stamps program in the U.S. Change.org reports that GOP politicians have proposed a $40 billion cut from the program, which could take benefits away from 4-6 million Americans.  (Photo: Karen Pulfer Focht / The Commercial Appeal/Landov)

Deadly Amoeba Found in the Water Supply - The brain-eating amoeba that killed two children has been identified in the U.S. water supply, Time.com reported. The parasite, Naegleria fowleri, is normally harmless, but turns dangerous when entered through the nose as it can travel into the brain and cause swelling and infection. However, officials claim that water is safe to bathe in and drink, but to avoid kiddie pools and water slides. (Photo: GettyImages)

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Deadly Amoeba Found in the Water Supply - The brain-eating amoeba that killed two children has been identified in the U.S. water supply, Time.com reported. The parasite, Naegleria fowleri, is normally harmless, but turns dangerous when entered through the nose as it can travel into the brain and cause swelling and infection. However, officials claim that water is safe to bathe in and drink, but to avoid kiddie pools and water slides. (Photo: GettyImages)

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Only One in Four Car Seats Is Properly Installed - A new study found that a mere 25 percent of babies and toddlers are buckled safely into their car seats. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati also found that 98 percent of parents are confident that their car seats are installed correctly and that African-American parents were less informed about car-seat safety. Learn more about car safety here.(Photo: GettyImages)

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2 Chainz Blends Low Fat Cooking With Humor - 2 Chainz is more than just a rapper: He recently released a cookbook emphasizing the importance of eating healthy and cooking with humor. Meal Time also offers up some great recipes and advice. My favorite: "Cook [teriyaki salmon] for 3 to 4 minutes while blasting ?Hit It With Fork? at an ignorant level.? ?Kellee Terrell (Photo: Courtesy of Island Def Jam)

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2 Chainz Blends Low Fat Cooking With Humor - 2 Chainz is more than just a rapper: He recently released a cookbook emphasizing the importance of eating healthy and cooking with humor. Meal Time also offers up some great recipes and advice. My favorite: "Cook [teriyaki salmon] for 3 to 4 minutes while blasting “Hit It With Fork” at an ignorant level.” —Kellee Terrell (Photo: Courtesy of Island Def Jam)

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Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chance of Adult Hypertension - A new study found that obese children are four times more likely to have high blood pressure when they became adults. Researchers from Indiana University followed 1,200 students who were normal weight, overweight and obese. Twenty-six percent of the obese participants developed hypertension, compared to 14 percent of the overweight group and 6 percent of the normal weight group, reported Everyday Health. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chemotherapy - Drugs are prescribed to either kill the cancerous cells or shrink them before removing them with surgery. Chemotherapy is also given to women with a high risk of having the cancer return or spread to other parts of the body. These are taken in pill form through an intravenous tube, or both.(Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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Older Black Women Less Likely to Survive Breast Cancer - Black women with breast cancer have higher mortality rates than white women, a recent study found. African-American women — 65 and older and on Medicare — were 13 percent more likely to die within five years of being diagnosed, Al Jazeera America reported. The study’s authors attribute this disparity to lower quality health care, late testing and cancer being more advanced and aggressive in Black women. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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Study: Emotional Child Abuse on the Rise - A new report conducted by the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine found that while rates of sexual and physical abuse against children went down, emotional and psychological abuse increased. They also found that 80 percent of abused and neglected children were not taken out of the home, the Washington Post reported. (Photo: Jessica Rinaldi/Landov)

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Why Treating Inner City Gamblers Is So Difficult  - Experts treating inner city gamblers face an array of problems, a recent report points out. Major barriers are that the gambling is hidden underneath other problems such as substance abuse and mental health issues, and current social services lack money and resources to treat these problems. Researchers also found that for people who do seek help, they are least likely to respond to the treatment, Science Daily writes. (Photo: Duncan Nicholls and Simon Webb/Getty Images)

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Kelly Rowland’s Taut Abs - Kelly Rowland has a body to die for and the singer isn't ashamed to flaunt it whenever she can. On Shape magazine's October cover, the fit beauty poses in an army-print crop top and black bikini bottom, leaving her cut midriff exposed for the rest of us to wish we had abs like hers. The X Factor co-host, who works out with celeb trainer Jeanette Jenkins, talked about her health routines and fitness schedule. Read our full article here.(Photo: Shape Magazine, October 2013)