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2009-01-04 23:49:09

Liposuction may provide a quick fix to reduce waist size but the loss of weight may not help the heart, U.S. researchers advise. Dr. Amit Khera, who directs the University of Texas Southwestern program in preventive cardiology, says belly fat, or waist circumference, is more closely associated than other distributions of fat with heart disease or risk factors for heart disease. However, how one gets rid of the fat seems to matter in terms of reducing these risks. Diet and exercise certainly...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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