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2014-09-05 05:29:47

For the first time ever, adult obesity rates have exceeded 35 percent in two US states, and no state in the country had obesity rates of less than 21 percent, according to the results of a new report released on Thursday.

2014-09-04 23:11:14

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview on Globesity: Fat's New Frontier with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and ViMillionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host

2014-09-04 08:31:32

Rates Higher in South, and Among Blacks, Latinos and Low-Income Americans WASHINGTON, Sept.

Lap-Band procedure
2014-09-04 03:00:35

The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery.

spinach extract
2014-09-04 08:09:09

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden.

2014-09-03 08:32:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc.

2014-09-02 12:29:17

New campaign calls on public to engage on obesity crisis, celebrate kids' efforts to be healthy DETROIT, Sept.

2014-09-02 08:30:58

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity crisis prompts Mexico Bariatric Center, a leader in affordable weight loss surgeries, to offer a free informative seminar in Austin, TX.

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr.


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