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2013-06-13 23:27:49

Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues surrounding childhood obesity. To learn more about these subject areas visit http://www.womeningovernment.org/obesity. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues...

2013-06-13 23:24:32

For many heavy individuals, being overweight is a matter of fat, a world unto itself with deep powerful forces lurking beneath their stigmatizing fat. These forces are fueled and energized more by human emotions than by a logical medical rationality. Century City, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 While obesity is the result of food, often times the use of food is an emotional response that needs to be examined as much as the food. Jane Brody of the New York Times wrote a recent article on the Many...

Bisphenol-A Linked To Obesity In Pre-Teenage Girls
2013-06-13 07:30:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The harmful effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) have been touted in recent years, with exposure to the substance being linked to fertility issues, asthma and now obesity. In a new study by researchers with Kaiser Permanente, it has been found that girls between nine and 12 years of age with above average levels of BPA in their urine had twice the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of the chemical. The study is published...

2013-06-10 23:02:16

Obesity is no longer the exception but the norm in many countries including the USA. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The Overweight and Obesity 2013 Statistical Fact Sheet by the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association confirms that 154.7 million American adults aged 20 and over are overweight or obese. The data shows that of non - Hispanic white American males,a massive 73.1% are overweight or obese with 60.2% of white American females also being classed as overweight...

2013-06-06 23:38:16

The #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Platform in North America, the Body By Vi Challenge, has seen incredible success in the UK in a very short time. This historic UK pre-launch event in Birmingham will train the first promoters of the Vi UK Challenge for the fight against the obesity epidemic in the UK. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 More than 15,000 people in the UK have taken on the Body by Vi UK Challenge to meet their weight loss or fitness goals since the first shipments began on the...

2013-06-06 23:24:38

MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. The Obesity Epidemic is a unique addition to contemporary business...

2013-06-06 23:24:27

An over-the-counter weight loss pill is being suggested as an effective, non-prescription weapon against the growing obesity epidemic by respected weight loss experts, ShopPharmacyCounter.com. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 ShopPharmacyCounter.com experts now believe that PhenObestin 37.5 could be an essential tool in the fight against life-threatening obesity as clinical trials confirm that it is as effective as prescription diet medications. Its conclusions come as a new study by The...

2013-06-05 13:14:49

Health problems linked to obesity — like heart disease and diabetes — could skip an entire generation, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that the offspring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity, while their own children then inherit them. Currently, concern about the obesity epidemic is mainly focused on the health of obese women and their children, rather than the wider family. The University of Edinburgh study has shown that...

2013-06-04 23:15:30

Recently published study evaluates black adults in the United States, age 30 or older, and determines obesity continues to be a determining factor of mortality. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The obesity epidemic is at an all-time high with one-third of adults in the United States having a body mass index (BMI) > 30. At a time when health inequalities are a contributing factor in life expectancy, people want to know what they can do to live longer. A study out of Loma Linda...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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