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2013-12-27 23:02:57

oBand Centers is offering a costless weight loss seminar to people who are desirous of getting a LAP-BAND surgery done. The offer is valid for the month of December only. Hollywood, Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 To give an insight in to what LAP-BAND surgery is oBand Centers is offering costless weight loss seminar to people who are desirous of getting this surgery done. The offer is valid for the month of December only and it can be availed by patients who have PPO, POS and open...

2013-12-20 23:21:25

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the impact of excess weight on hearing problems. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the impact of excess weight on hearing problems. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-12-20 12:24:46

Top bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz suggests that now is the time to take action LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 is almost here, and it's only natural to use the calendar as a reference point when it comes to making a big change such as deciding to get a lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, or another weight loss surgery. Even so, renowned bariatric physician Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., would like to remind people who are serious about obtaining a weight loss procedure...

2013-12-19 23:31:47

Dr Ken Wong from Central Coast Surgery has performed his 150th gastric sleeve surgery for patients who want to lose weight. People whose ages range from 18-72 have undergone the surgery and started losing weight, ranging from between 10kg to 100kg. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Dr Ken Wong from http://www.centralcoastsurgery.com.au has performed his 150th gastric sleeve surgery for patients who want to lose weight. People whose ages range from 18-72 have undergone the surgery and started...

2013-12-19 23:28:15

BariatricEating.com announces the release of their new gastric bypass protein drink that helps support bariatric nutrition. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Bariatric Eating, a leading supplier of nutritional supplements and protein powders and drinks, announced today that beginning December, 2013, it will expand its Believe bariatric protein drink line to include Vanilla Creme Brulee. Believe Vanilla Creme Brulee is a great tasting vanilla custard flavored protein drink that...

2013-12-19 08:28:14

Changes to Tax Policy May Be Needed, Campaign Says WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study released today by the Campaign to End Obesity reveals that the New Markets Tax Credit's ability to advance positive health outcomes through increased access to healthy foods and physical activity in underserved communities has been limited since its inception. Created in 2000 to spur new and targeted investment in low-income communities across the country, the NMTC distributed $39.5 billion in...

2013-12-18 23:03:19

Don’t Call Me Cookie author is featured speaker at nonprofit event aimed at helping mothers and pre-teen daughters communicate. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 One of the biggest challenges parents face today is raising healthy and happy children. For mothers with young daughters in today’s overly connected world, it’s become increasingly difficult to get through with a positive message. Sometimes help is needed to start this conversation. Vanessa Pasiadis, author and former...

2013-12-18 20:21:19

Carefully exploring bariatric surgery and other constructive steps may be the best antidote to obesity-related seasonal depression, says Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to be severely obese to suffer from holiday time blues, but the same combination of factors that can lead anyone to a fit of holiday sadness may be even more present in people with serious weight issues. Renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz - who has performed...

2013-12-17 11:23:16

Six in ten 13-year-old girls, compared to four in 10 boys the same age, are afraid of gaining weight or getting fat according to new research on eating disorders from the UCL Institute of Child Health (UK) in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK). Using data on over 7,000 participants in the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol (UK) from when they were aged 13 and 15, the study, which was funded by the National Institute for Health...

2013-12-17 11:18:57

Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese children when combined with lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise, according to a study by Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm. D., of the Oregon Health & Science University, and colleagues. Childhood obesity is a health problem in the United States, with nearly 17 percent of children being obese. Metformin is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...