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2013-06-29 23:00:18

Classifying obesity as a disease makes the conversation around weight loss for health reasons easier for promoters of the #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Challenge, the Body By Vi Challenge, as they

2013-06-26 13:53:54

One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight.

2013-06-24 23:02:17

Amid a fervor over treating obesity in the 1990s, FDA approved drugs that proved to be unsafe.

2013-06-21 23:04:31

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) today commended the American Medical Association (AMA) on its announcement officially recognizing obesity as a disease.

2013-06-19 14:27:04

When it comes to shopping for health care services, few publicly available tools help patients measure the best bang for their buck.


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Journal of the American Medical Association
2012-05-15 08:58:52

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published weekly by the American Medical Association. It was established in 1883 with Nathan Smith Davis as the first editor of the journal. As of May 2012, the editor in chief is Howard C. Bauchner MD (Boston University's School of Medicine). JAMA is published in English, French and Spanish. JAMA publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and...

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chickabiddy
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