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2014-03-04 23:27:27

In response to an article published by Pediatricnews.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says that society should remain focused on the fight against childhood obesity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 25 by Pediatricnews.com, which talks about the prevalent rate of obesity among young American children and what we need...

Childhood Obesity And Weight Gain Linked To Bedroom TVs
2014-03-04 09:03:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Does your child have a television in their bedroom? Then they may be at an increased risk for getting fat. According to a study published on Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, children between the ages of 10 and 14 who had a TV in their bedroom weighed around one pound more than their peers without a bedroom TV. The study found that the additional weight was unrelated to how much TV kids watched in their bedrooms. The study included over...

2014-03-03 23:02:07

In response to an article published by Medicalnewstoday.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says the price differences between healthy and unhealthy products might force people to make unhealthy choices when grocery shopping. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 24 by Medicalnewstoday.com, which talks about the correlation...

Kids Benefit More Playing With Boxes Than With Expensive Toys
2014-03-03 15:12:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cheap parents rejoice! Australian researchers have found that giving buckets, boxes and other makeshift toys to children help them be more creative and active than being in a normal playground setting. Based on long-term research by scientists from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the new study found that simple, common objects given to children during recess and lunchtime can minimize sedentary time by 50 percent, improve...

2014-02-28 08:24:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2014. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. A rare...

2014-02-27 23:34:48

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center invites physicians everywhere to stand up against obesity. The Authorized Professional Affiliated Program uses the SlimPlate System to help patients gain their health back. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The weight loss industry brings in billions of dollars a year with a lot less physician participation than expected. A lot of people are willing to follow any plan or program that offers a glimmer of hope in helping them lose their unwanted pounds...

2014-02-27 23:34:28

People can now learn the Method of losing weight safely in just two weeks on the website How To Lose Weight In 2 Weeks. USA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 ‘How To Lose Weight’ is a major question for a sizeable proportion of the global population. The problem of obesity has become a bane for both men and women and they often look out for an effective, safe and fast solution to the overweight problem. Now, for all people suffering from the problem of overweight or obesity, the website How...

2014-02-27 16:28:53

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the obesity study, BMI was calculated for 210 people with MS and 210 people of the same age and sex who did not have MS at...

2014-02-27 16:27:20

Congratulates the First Lady for Four Years of Let's Move SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a celebratory event at the White House today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to announce the first update to food nutrition labels in more than two decades. The announcement came on the fourth anniversary of Let's Move, an...

2014-02-26 23:03:52

The incidence of asthma among Americans has been increasing dramatically. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent research findings that may explain this increase. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways which causes chest tightness, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that asthma is poorly understood but is thought to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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