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2014-04-14 23:11:04

Many people try to lose weight by skipping meals but that is not how our body thinks. The doctors of Ace Medical Weight Loss Center explain why not eating can actually make you gain weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Fad diets that promise weight loss by not eating or eating little or skipping meals are abundant. Choosing the correct weight loss method is important. Many people choose to instead skip meals or not eat to lose weight. Dr. Grewal and Dr. Nwe of Ace Medical Weight...

2014-04-14 20:22:27

The work of Dr. Feiz and Associates is in the spotlight once again as a study shows a link between weight loss surgery and a reduction in the risk of developing uterine cancer. LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our modern society, obesity is undoubtedly a growing concern, with minor debates on lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy often taking place over which surgery is more beneficial in combatting the disease. However, one fact has remained clear - when performed by an...

2014-04-14 16:26:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaining either too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In one of the largest studies to examine current Institute of Medicine recommendations regarding pregnancy weight gain in relation to childhood...

2014-04-11 23:24:10

With outpatient surgeries on the rise, Beverly Hills’ Pearl Recovery Retreat offers a lavish hotel recovery experience to recovering patients. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Recent articles by New York Daily News and CBS News have reported on the rise of outpatient surgeries ranging from gastric bypass to breast lift procedures. Doctors caution that these patients often require close supervision and support from family members for days or even weeks. In light of this news,...

2014-04-11 23:00:18

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping a new men’s lifestyle and fitness program get off the ground. Targeted for introduction this summer, Trance Fitness will help men, more specifically fathers, trance-form their lives in order to be a better parent and to raise healthier and happier children. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, are supporting the creation and introduction of Trance Fitness, a new multifaceted fitness...

2014-04-10 23:29:23

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals the latest research on pet obesity prevalence. Most dogs and cats in the U.S. are found to be overweight or obese. Calabash, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Most of the nation’s pets are overweight, and a majority of their owners are blind to the issue. New research, released by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), tells an alarming story. Veterinarians who assessed pets for the recent study recognized that more than half are...

2014-04-10 23:03:54

The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to reach stratospheric heights in 2014 with a record 6500 kids and 80-plus locations participating. More than 17,500 elementary students have completed the program, logging the equivalent of one half million miles since its inception in 2004. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to...

2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

2014-04-08 23:23:41

George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss – surgery has been recruited by Allegheny Health Network to serve as Division Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 George Eid, MD, a nationally recognized surgeon with leading expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and bariatric - or weight loss –...


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