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2014-12-23 20:08:53

It may not come as a surprise to some of us, but it is a wakeup call nonetheless: children’s academic performance appears to be significantly affected by their diet, a recent study has found.

weight loss
2014-12-09 03:30:07

Researchers from McMaster have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity.

2014-11-19 23:03:24

Fit to be Kids specializes in fitness, nutrition, and life coping skills for low-income/at-risk and special needs children and their families, and it is expanding to be able to accommodate more

2014-11-14 08:27:57

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today that Dr. Neil M.

2014-11-10 12:25:11

Study investigates patterns of change in childhood obesity over time; data point to need for earlier interventions BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-05 12:27:05

Maternal obesity tied to increased likelihood of obesity for male vs. female children BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-04 16:27:13

Cap and Trade Policy for Added Sugars Shown a Promising Strategy to Reduce Consumption, Improve Health BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-03 20:21:38

Impacting a Generation of Children, Vi Makes Healthy Lifestyles Even More Rewarding LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.