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Obesity Is A Disease Label Leads To Apathy
2014-01-28 14:07:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers writing in the journal Psychological Science say that labeling obesity as a disease could cause some psychological damage, including apathy about the potential to lose weight. The American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity to be a disease back in June 2013, so a team from University of Richmond and the University of Minnesota decided to look at how this labeling could effect the psychology of obese...

2014-01-23 23:01:40

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery is hosting a meeting in San Antonio on January 25 to discuss what can be done to stop America's obesity crisis and help people lead healthier lifestyles. Physicians and providers interested in learning more about obesity treatment and weight management are welcome to attend. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The United States is in the midst of an obesity crisis. Sixty percent of adults are obese or overweight and for the first time in history the...

2014-01-23 16:25:02

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 22 groups, led by the Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund, sent a letter to the leaders of congressional tax-writing committees urging them to embrace tax policy solutions that can help curb the U.S. obesity epidemic. Groups including the NAACP, American Council on Exercise, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Hispanic Medical Association and more than a dozen others pressed the leaders of the Senate Finance...

Weight Loss Secret - Turn Down The Thermostat!
2014-01-23 04:00:50

[ Watch the Video: Cold Shoulder For Weight Loss ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While many animals pack on extra pounds as temperatures decrease, new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism suggests that people looking to lose weight could benefit from regular exposure to the cold. Conversely, the study also concludes that keeping warm and comfortable in our homes and offices could be responsible...

2014-01-22 23:30:07

Local martial arts school combats adult obesity with information, motivation and exercise. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Travis Tooke, owner of Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy announced today that the school has joined with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health to distribute important health and lifestyle information to its adult students and all members of the community, as part of a community-wide campaign to reduce adult...

2014-01-22 11:45:33

Public health researchers from The University of Manchester have found single dietary interventions are not effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children and will not halt the global epidemic in childhood obesity. The team from Manchester Urban Collaboration of Health (MUCH), based at the University, say broader public health strategies are needed instead as obesity figures continue to rise. Obesity has now become a global epidemic affecting children,...

2014-01-21 16:25:07

New Effort Provides Steeply-Subsidized Weight Watchers Memberships to Support Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Families in Baltimore BALTIMORE, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Weight Watchers Ambassador Jennifer Hudson launched the expansion of a B'More for Healthy Babies initiative through the Weight Watchers and U.S. Conference of Mayors Healthy Communities Grant Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NY50004 ) Led by the Baltimore...

2014-01-20 23:01:58

Obesity Shown to Have Harmful Effect on Important Gene; Exercise Prevents That, UVA Finds Charlotsville, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Exercising during pregnancy can help protect the unborn child from diabetes and other health problems in later life, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Researchers have determined that exercise during pregnancy prevented a damaging epigenetic effect of the mother’s obesity – an effect believed to put chemical marks...

2014-01-20 23:01:11

Antiaging Medicine and Research, India dedicates a full day to Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity during the 5th Indomedicon Antiaging Conference in Mumbai. World renowned specialists in the field of bariatric medicine will discuss medical, surgical, and lifestyle options to fight with the obesity epidemic. Mumbai ,Maharashtra ,India (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 "In this current era of obesity epidemic, the whole world is looking for obesity management solutions, from life style...

2014-01-20 20:20:54

January is the most common time of the year for people to lament the number they see on the scale; and Dr. Feiz educates patients on why being obese is a health hazard LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While many Americans make New Year's resolutions focused on self-improvement, those who are overweight or obese likely prioritize getting down to a healthy weight. However, these resolutions often focus too much on the aesthetic side of being slimmer instead of the health...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.