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Latest Epidemiology of obesity Stories

Taxes On Unhealthy Foods Needed To Help Fight Obesity Epidemic
2014-05-19 13:57:54

As the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 67th session of the World Health Assembly gets underway this week in Geneva, a UN investigator is making the case for health experts to push harder to fight the growing obesity epidemic.

2014-05-12 23:00:23

The Children’s Obesity Fund is supporting a new children’s obesity prevention program of the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs with an initial donation in seed funding.

2014-05-12 20:23:14

Burlington and WomenHeart Tour raises $1.4 million to advance education and awareness in this high-risk community WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the launch of

Heart Disease Risk For Inactive Women After Age 30
2014-05-10 05:24:31

A lack of physical activity is the single largest cause of heart disease in women over the age of 30 – trumping even obesity, smoking and high blood pressure, according to research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

2014-05-07 09:48:35

Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.

2014-04-29 23:00:53

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping launch a new community sports and activity league for the children of the Inland Empire and children seven years and up are invited to come together three

2014-04-23 12:30:09

The Obesity Society Recommends Children Minimize Consumption of SSBs SILVER SPRING, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing policy discussions on

2014-04-18 23:00:43

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is donating funds to the Obesity Prevention Center for Children and Youth, a highly effective organization that offers

2014-04-10 23:29:23

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals the latest research on pet obesity prevalence. Most dogs and cats in the U.S.

2014-03-31 10:04:31

One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.