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childs play
2014-09-22 03:00:59

While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself.

2014-09-21 23:02:45

Shane Michaels releases a review of 6 Minutes to Skinny, Craig Ballantyne’s latest guide for men and women who want to get rid of stubborn body fat without traditional dieting. Las

2014-09-19 20:22:13

The amazing aesthetic difference of weight loss surgery is readily apparent, but that's only the beginning of the benefits it provides to one's health and wellness LOS ANGELES, Sept.

2014-09-18 23:11:16

Blog conference features 25 contributors and 5 toolkits to raise awareness of weight bias and weight stigma and promote personal advocacy.

obesity
2014-09-18 03:30:43

The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA.

2014-09-17 16:26:55

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Phillip J.

nature trail
2014-09-16 03:00:13

As youth obesity levels in America remain at record high levels, health professionals and policymakers continue to search for solutions to this national health issue.

2014-09-12 23:04:49

Parents are encouraged to support healthy choices for the entire family. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 September is National Childhood Obesity

fat shaming backfires
2014-09-12 06:48:40

Contrary to popular belief, “fat shaming” does not encourage people to eat less and lose weight – in fact, it could have the opposite effect, researchers from the University College London Health Behavior Research Centre report Thursday in the journal Obesity.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.