Michael J. Cunningham will retire from his post as president at apparel retailer Aeropostale next month, after more than 12 years with the company. His duties will be shared by CEO Thomas P. Johnson and CFO Marc D. Miller, the company said.
West Virginia University researchers say baby boomers are not as healthy as their parents were, having higher rates of diabetes, obesity, hypertension and self-reported disability than the generation before them did. The study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that while fewer baby boomers smoke, the previous generation got more regular exercise.
Most of the registered dietitians working in East Texas are at hospitals, clinics or schools instead of in private practice. Texas dietitians say that since they don't get Medicare reimbursement for writing medical diets to patients, it can be difficult to sustain a private practice.
There is public interest in healthful diets and sustainability, but the advice given on achieving each can often be in conflict, according to a study. "Integrating guidance to reduce the environmental impact of the diet with dietary recommendations for health adds a level of complexity but addressing these issues together is essential to ensure clear and consistent dietary messages are given to consumers,” writes Dr. Jennie Macdiarmid of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health in Scotland.