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AMA Calls Obesity A Disease
2013-06-19 12:07:32

In a decision that could have massive health and economic implications, the American Medical Association has decided to recognize obesity as a disease, opening the door to a new approach on handling the condition.

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss Kids
2013-06-18 08:29:05

A new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center shows obese adolescents are more likely to have hearing loss problems than their normal-weight peers.

Obesity Predicted In Infants By Measuring Height And Weight, Not BMI
2013-06-12 05:46:19

By using information about height and weight instead of body mass index (BMI), researchers found they could predict obesity in children by age 5, according to a report in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.

2013-06-04 23:15:30

Recently published study evaluates black adults in the United States, age 30 or older, and determines obesity continues to be a determining factor of mortality. Loma

2013-06-04 11:17:58

The time between pregnancies is a golden window for obese women to lose weight.

Low BMI May Increase Risk For Endometriosis
2013-05-15 14:30:17

While the condition is not recommended by physicians, “morbidly obese” women were found to have a lower risk of endometriosis than much thinner women, according to a new study in the journal Human Reproduction.

2013-05-09 23:24:44

The BMI Smart App will give users an opportunity to give clients an immediate solution to their specific poor-eating habits and track their success right from their phone, computer or tablet.


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