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Increased Access To Nature Trails, Forest Lands – Not Nature Preserves – Could Decrease Youth Obesity Rates

Nathan Hurst, University of Missouri Research suggests local policymakers should evaluate outdoor resources to encourage exercise As youth obesity levels in America remain at record high levels, health professionals and policymakers continue...

Latest Bariatrics Stories

2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-19 20:22:13

The amazing aesthetic difference of weight loss surgery is readily apparent, but that's only the beginning of the benefits it provides to one's health and wellness LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical experts at Beverly Hills Physicians understand that, to benefit from a truly well-balanced lifestyle, an individual needs to address both their physical appearance and their health and wellness. That's why bariatric weight loss procedures have always been such a perfect match...

2014-09-17 23:12:59

New study conclusively demonstrates that gastric banding can successfully achieve weight loss outcomes that patients had previously been unsuccessful in attaining with a much more surgically invasive gastric bypass operation. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 At the recent 19th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Montreal, the Slimband Clinic’s surgeons presented the results of a study that conclusively...

2014-09-16 23:03:36

Dr. Leigh Montes named Co-Director of expanded Bariatric program. Doctor’s expertise to improve weight loss options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading Bariatric Surgeon, Leigh Montes, MD, has joined our expanded Bariatric program as Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery at Christ Hospital. Our system welcomes Dr. Montes to the community. New Jersey Bariatric Center, a medical and surgical weight loss...

2014-09-12 23:04:49

Parents are encouraged to support healthy choices for the entire family. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (http://www.ohioaap.org) wants to educate parents about the risks associated with childhood obesity, and help them find ways to keep their young ones healthy and active. “More than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight,...

2014-09-11 20:21:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its meeting regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for Saxenda(®), the intended brand name for liraglutide 3 mg, a once-daily human GLP-1 analogue for the treatment of obesity. Based on the data contained in the NDA for Saxenda(®), the FDA asked the panel members to discuss whether...

2014-09-11 12:26:49

The Obesity Society Calls FDA Approval of Contrave a Step to Improve Health, Weight of Nation SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of Americans affected by severe obesity continues to rise, equipping our nation's doctors with proven and effective tools to treat patients for this disease is increasingly important. Today's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement that Contrave(TM) (combination of naltrexone sustained release [SR]...

2014-09-09 23:07:25

The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students...

2014-09-09 12:28:45

- Impact Study Reveals Together Counts(TM) Program Significantly Improves Student Understanding About Importance of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Living a Balanced Lifestyle - SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a CEO-led organization driving a national, multi-year effort designed to help reduce childhood obesity, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms,...

weight loss via social media
2014-09-09 04:00:40

Sam Wong, Imperial College London Social networking programs designed to help people lose weight could play a role in the global fight against obesity, according to research. Analysis by researchers from Imperial College London combining the results of 12 previous studies shows that such programs have achieved modest but significant results in helping participants lose weight. The paper is one of 10 reports on global healthcare policy written for the World Innovation Summit for...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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