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2014-10-28 23:11:27

Learn to Start Living Healthy with a Body and BMI Calculator (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Despite the idealistic images of well toned super models thrust

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2014-08-22 05:52:13

Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study.

2014-07-16 04:21:33

A new study examines how BMI may not be enough to identify whether or not a child is obese. Prominent Staten Island Pediatrician Dr.

2014-04-08 12:15:16

New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States.

Childhood Obesity Increases Financial Stress
2014-04-07 09:06:05

According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, childhood obesity costs about $19,000 per child when considering lifetime medical costs compared to those for a child with a healthy weight.

As Waistlines Increase So To Do Health Care Costs, Says New Study
2013-12-17 06:54:18

If you’re looking for extra motivation to shed some pounds in 2014, consider this: new research appearing in the journal Obesity has found a correlation between health care costs and increasing body mass measurements.

2013-10-02 12:06:51

The findings stress the important role of higher BMI in the increasing rates of death from cardiovascular disease in Asia, which could be managed by policy and prevention strategies, say the authors.

2013-09-19 15:56:02

Some overweight older adults don’t need to lose weight to extend their lives, but they could risk an earlier death if they pack on more pounds.

2013-09-11 23:21:36

Investigational system addresses unmet need as AMA recognizes obesity as a disease. Calgary, Alberta, and Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013

Five Percent Of American Children Suffer From Severe Obesity
2013-09-10 15:06:34

A newly published paper in the American Heart Association journal Circulation warns about the health consequences for ‘severely obese’ children – a newly defined risk class.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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