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2013-09-11 23:01:31

TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has been transforming the way employees work for the past five years in the United States, now they are offering a unique health opportunity to Canadians. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk, the first affordable treadmill desk offered to employees in the United States, helped foster a re-evaluation of sedentary offices while spreading a health benefits message of walking while working. Due to worldwide attention to the health dangers of...

2013-08-30 23:28:46

At least 20% of residents in every state obese, according to report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In light of this information, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering specials on PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 According to the latest publication of the “F as in Fat” public health report from the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a forty year old philanthropy devoted to health care concerns,...

2013-08-29 23:28:53

18.2% of premature deaths in study period linked to excess weight, almost 4 times higher than previously thought. In light of this new information, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering specials on PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 There are a significantly higher number of premature deaths from obesity related causes than researchers thought, according to a new Columbia University study. The study is discussed in an article entitled, “Obesity’s death toll could be...

2013-08-19 15:35:12

Whites, Hispanics rate obesity as top concern, but blacks rate it sixth and give top rank to smoking, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Adults across the U.S. rate childhood obesity as the top health concern for children in 2013, but priorities vary based on racial and ethnic backgrounds, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual top 10 list, a nationwide sample of adults...

Obesity Related Deaths Higher Than Thought
2013-08-16 11:02:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity could play a role in more American deaths than previously thought, according to a new report in American Journal of Public Health. In the report, a group of American researchers analyzed 19 waves of data from the National Health Interview Survey, which is administered by the US Census Bureau. The survey data spanned from 1986 to 2006, the last year available. Previous research has led many experts to peg American premature...

2013-08-14 09:29:11

Women with a history of childhood physical abuse are more likely to become obese adults, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. Results indicate that women who were physically abused in childhood were more likely to be obese than women from non-abusive homes. “After adjusting for age and race, childhood physical abuse was associated with 47% higher odds of obesity for women” says lead author Esme Fuller-Thomson, Professor and Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair in...

Childhood Obesity Rates Declining, But The Numbers Are Still Too High
2013-08-08 05:21:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity rates amongst low-income preschoolers decreased in 19 US states and territories between 2008 and 2011, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released earlier this week. California, New York and Florida were among the states where the obesity rate decreased slightly over the three-year period, the CDC said. A total of 43 states and territories were analyzed for the study. Of those, 21 states...

2013-07-30 23:04:06

MedicareMall.com examines why seniors, despite having an obesity rate unparalleled in history, are living longer than ever. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a study in 2010 that indicated adults over the age of 60 were more likely to be obese than their younger counterparts. Although obesity appears to be on the rise in the United States, Americans are living longer than ever. Even seniors with obesity appear to be enjoying unprecedented...


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