Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic researchers have identified five sub-categories of obesity in an effort to determine the most effective, individual treatments. More than two in three adults are considered to be overweight or obese and 17 percent of children are obese in the United States. Obesity is a costly health issue that increases the risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, among others.

Sacramento, California - California wildlife officers patrolling the Sacramento River recently cited six suspects for unlawfully taking and possessing juvenile salmon, and using the young fish as bait to target sturgeon. All of the suspects initially denied use of salmon as bait, but wildlife officers were able to reel in their lines and show them the dead salmon on their hooks.

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Women do want it all, especially when it comes to shoes. And when it comes to summer sandals, they’re looking for more than a vehicle to show off a snazzy pedicure. They want the perfect balance of style, support and substance.

Dallas, Texas - Communities of color bear a disproportionate burden of risks for heart disease and stroke in the U.S. For this reason, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association created EmPowered To Serve, an online mega-community of diverse individuals and organizations united in building sustainable cultures of health in communities across the country. 

Hollywood, California (NAPSI) - Some of the beauty regimens that women do every day may actually be hurting more than helping. “Many women don’t realize that they are quietly sabotaging their skin care,” says Belinda Moss, celebrity makeup artist and director of hair and makeup for “America’s Got Talent” and the Tony Awards.

New York - On Friday, the musical group Sachal Studios of Lahore will arrive in New York as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program to meet with local organizations and university students, sharing insights on their role as jazz musicians in Pakistan. The U.S. Department of State has long recognized the role of music in diplomacy, with its emphasis on free expression, improvisation, and democratic and collaborative teamwork.