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2014-10-14 23:10:57

Trendy diets and pills facing harsher scrutiny in face of new findings in weight loss science and It says "stop trying to “rewire” the body to lose weight, work with it instead. Dr Nwe, founder of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center announces the upcoming new book "Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 A greater understanding of the human mind and body is leading many weight loss experts to reevaluate their methods,...

2014-10-14 20:23:03

Recent studies indicate bariatric treatments like those utilized by leading weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz are putting type 2 diabetes in remission for a growing number of patients. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those living with severe obesity, type 2 diabetes is one of the major health risks that poses a serious threat to the length and quality of their lives, increasing the risks of heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. With such very real medical concerns,...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...

2014-10-13 23:01:38

San Antonio physician and head of the Bariatric Medical Institute (BMI) of Texas medical weight management program, Jennifer Seger, M.D., recently received the Bariatrician of the Year award from the American Society of Bariatric Physicians® (ASBP®). San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 San Antonio physician and head of the Bariatric Medical Institute (BMI) of Texas medical weight-management program, Jennifer Seger, M.D., recently received the Bariatrician of the Year award...

Body Contouring Helps Patients Keep Weight Off After Bariatric Surgery
2014-10-13 03:48:58

Provided by Dwight Angell, Henry Ford Health System Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain "significantly greater" weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers. "As plastic and reconstructive surgeons, we are encouraged by the idea that improved body image can translate into better long-term maintenance of a healthier weight, and possibly a better quality of...

2014-10-10 23:00:39

Physicians at the Plastic Surgery Institute of California Comment on Findings Published in JAMA Surgery and Annuls of Surgery Regarding Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Three recent studies have added to a growing body of data regarding the relationship between diabetes and weight loss surgery. The studies, which were performed by the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,...

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...

2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...

2014-10-06 20:23:30

Famed bariatric surgeon Dr. Feiz and his team at Dr. Feiz and Associates share some of their favorite celebrity quotes about weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an acclaimed weight loss surgeon, Dr. Feiz has earned a reputation as the ideal physician for those looking to undergo treatment or simply seeking information on such matters as the relative benefits of Lap Band vs gastric sleeve operations In fact, you need only check out Dr. Feiz on Facebook to see how...

2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin