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Obesity In American Children Is On The Decline: CDC Report
2014-02-26 10:57:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed evidence of a substantial decline in American obesity for children between the ages 2 and 5 years old. Published in JAMA, the new report said the obesity rate fell from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 slightly more than 8 percent in 2011-2012, a drop of 43 percent. “We continue to see signs that, for some children in this country, the scales are...

2014-02-25 23:34:21

The SlimPlate System battles obesity with portion control. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates affordable weight loss program for physicians and patients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The typical scenario in a physician office is an overweight patient comes into the office who could clearly benefit from dropping a few pounds. When physicians advise weight loss to the patient, they have a deer in headlights look. The patients shake their head in frustration and explain they...

2014-02-25 23:00:49

Dr. Jenny Seger will conduct a free, educational preteen/teen healthy weight seminar on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in San Antonio. Dr. Seger utilizes an interactive approach to engage youth in a discussion about mindful eating and the development of other healthy lifestyle changes which can help them achieve a healthy weight, improve their quality of life, and reduce their risk of disease. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas) and...

2014-02-25 16:30:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on First Lady Michelle Obama's proposal to ban the marketing of junk food and sodas in schools. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "Since First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let's Move! in February 2010, the nation has begun to see tangible gains in the fight against childhood obesity. Today's...

2014-02-25 16:26:12

Though overall obesity rates remain unchanged, rates in young children improve ATLANTA, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest CDC obesity data, published in the February 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years. Obesity prevalence for this age group went from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 to just over 8 percent in 2011-2012 - a decline of 43 percent - based on CDC's National...

2014-02-24 16:25:03

At Beverly Hills Physicians, you'll find a medical team with the skill and experience necessary to perform a successful revision bariatric procedure. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the rate of obesity rises across the globe, so too does the number of people undergoing revision weight loss surgery from the medical specialists at Beverly Hills Physicians. It's no coincidence that individuals seeking surgeries like conversion to gastric sleeve in Irvine and a number of...

2014-02-21 23:23:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System, a portion control weight loss system. The SlimPlate System was recently created to help many struggling with their weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 “In my primary care practice, I see my patients every three months and they are increasing their weight every visit. In an average, currently, the way we eat in United States is putting us to gain about 13- 26 pounds every year,” said Dr. Nwe, “The main reason is...

2014-02-21 23:02:22

In response to an article published by Nature World News, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says hearty appetites at a young age could be a warning sign for obesity development later in life. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 18th by Nature World news, which discusses the correlation between babies that have good...

2014-02-21 20:20:54

As the quality of weight loss surgery from Beverly Hills Physicians improves, the procedure is becoming safer and more effective for adults and teens alike. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no secret that obesity is on the rise throughout the U.S. However, in children and teens aged 10 to 17, the situation is particularly severe, as 31.3% were diagnosed as overweight or obese in a 2011 National Survey of Children's Health. Yet, even though weight loss surgery has been...

2014-02-20 23:29:07

A hurdle in combating the recent obesity epidemic leads to the creation of the SlimPlate System. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center offers a simple solution to overweight patients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Many patients a physician sees in an average day are in need of losing weight. There is no doubt that the number is much higher than it was years ago, and it doesn't appear to be declining any time soon. A majority of the recent population is classified as overweight (if...