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2014-01-28 23:02:05

Producers hope to spotlight successful weight-loss programs reports in the summer and fall. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The alarming rise of obesity and related health problems in the United States has focused much-needed attention on the prevalence of obesity, type-II diabetes, hypertension and other related health conditions, and spurred new efforts to slow this trend and help people lead healthier lives. Particularly in the South, obesity has become a prominent problem,...

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...

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...

2013-11-25 09:53:36

Mexican diet more dangerous than fast food chains A cardiovascular disease (CVD) expert is calling for mandatory screening of 18 year-old Mexicans to halt the CVD epidemic plaguing the nation. Cardiovascular risk factors will be a key theme at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology, held 23 to 27 November in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. The Congress is organised by the Mexican Society of Cardiology (MSC) and features a collaborative programme with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Dr...

Three Key Risk Factors Heart Disease
2013-11-22 11:09:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review published by The Lancet from the Harvard School of Public Health and Imperial College London has found that blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose are critical factors for determining the risk of cardiovascular disease linked to being overweight or obese. The review included 97 studies from around the world, 1.8 million people, and more than 57 years of research. It found that controlling hypertension,...

2013-11-10 23:01:24

The celebrity-hosted show will air an upcoming segment that touches on the child obesity epidemic in the United States. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment which will feature information about the child obesity problem in the country. The prevalence of kids who are overweight has tripled since 1980, according to the CDC. While there are many assumptions as to how children become overweight, the...

2013-11-04 23:02:15

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, are concerned by the plans of some to offer condemnation instead of candy to trick-or-treaters they consider to be overweight. This type of fat-shaming is not helpful and in fact can be quite damaging to those targeted. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Media reports of fat-shaming activities by adults on Halloween are incredibly disappointing and may be damaging according to Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi,...


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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.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'