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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...

2013-07-29 23:29:46

As awareness of the problem of obesity grows, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 The obesity epidemic in the United States has come to impact many areas of life, and first responders in emergency situations are no exception, as they have had to purchase stretchers that are specifically designed for obese patients. The measures that authorities in Phoenix, AZ have had to take are described in an article on Fox News...

2013-07-27 23:04:49

PhenObestin 37.5 summer sale offers opportunity for consumers seeking to lose weight whether they are located in Latin America or elsewhere around the world. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 ShopPharmacyCounter.com is currently offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5, which offers an opportunity to Latin American consumers seeking to overcome the increasing international obesity epidemic. PhenObestin 37.5 is a pharmaceutical grade dietary supplement that serves as an alternative to...

2013-07-26 23:21:24

As international awareness of obesity problem grows, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 A new report from the United Nations shows the seriousness of the obesity problem affecting many of the oil-rich Gulf States, as several of them have obesity rates that exceed those found in the United States. The problem of obesity is described in an article on Al-Arabiya that was published on July 24, 2013. The article is entitled...

2013-07-22 23:20:13

Summarizing the findings of a 30-year study by the U.S National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that demonstrates the increased risk of heart disease associated with long-term obesity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Summarizing the findings of a 30-year study by the U.S National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that demonstrates the increased risk of heart...

2013-07-18 23:21:13

Shelley Levine and Corban Bates have launched Houston Healthy Vending (http://healthyvendinghouston.com/) to provide convenient access to healthful drinks and snacks. Currently, Houston Healthy Vending has placed HUMAN Healthy Vending machines in schools, YMCA's and corporate locations including Trotter Family YMCA, Brenda and John Duncan YMCA, Awty international School, The Kinkaid School and CenterPoint Energy. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Obesity, especially in children, is...

2013-07-16 23:01:12

As more research is conducted that further outlines the behavioral causes of obesity, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 New research on obesity among the inhabitants of Vanuatu, a nation located on an archipelago near Australia has taken a further look at the behaviors that lead to obesity. The abstract of the study - which is entitled "Behavioral risk factors for obesity during health transition in Vanuatu, South...

2013-07-16 22:36:58

WHAT: The length of time a young adult is obese is associated with the development of silent, or subclinical, heart disease in middle age, independent of body mass index (BMI) or waist circumference, according to National Institutes of Health-supported research. Each year that a young adult is obese increases that person's risk of developing coronary artery calcification, a subclinical predictor of heart disease, by 2 to 4 percent. These findings were published today in the Journal of the...


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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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