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2014-07-28 12:27:48

School applications will be accepted through August 20 LANSING, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is pleased to announce that beginning today

2014-07-25 04:21:43

A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr.

2014-07-23 23:26:36

Women are being urged to shun controversial weight loss pills in favour of healthier methods of weight loss, as three women reveal terrible experiences with chemical diet pills.

eat your peas - they're good for you
2014-07-23 03:45:18

At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the idea that if something is good for us, it must surely taste bad?

2014-07-23 08:30:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the receipt of a grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) to support clinical study PC025, which

junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

A new study says that stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods could cause you to lose your sense of smell, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how diet could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity.

childhood obesity
2014-07-22 05:22:16

The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics.

2014-07-17 16:11:31

High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases.

2014-07-17 12:30:21

BALTIMORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinicians in the groundbreaking Weigh Smart® program at Mt.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.