Please note: While our archived programs have great information, they are in an area we are no longer actively maintaining. Since medical progress marches ahead, please see your own doctor and other resources for the latest medical information that’s right for you.

Archived Programs

Lack of Exercise: Public Health Problem #1 for Children?

Is lack of exercise the number 1 public health issue for kids? Dr. Mona Luke-Zeitoun, a pulmonologist and clinical instructor in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at UCSF’s School of Medicine helps us understand why physical inactivity is part of a much bigger problem for children in the 21st century.


How Stairs and Bike Paths Are Weapons for Health in New York City

Walk, skip the elevator and take the stairs. Now get on that bike! They're doing it in NYC and soon in your town too. With chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and obesity on the rise, and cars and elevators often encouraging less need for physical activity, these issues need to be addressed


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