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2013-06-29 23:00:18

Classifying obesity as a disease makes the conversation around weight loss for health reasons easier for promoters of the #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Challenge, the Body By Vi Challenge, as they move into their 5th year of providing a drug and surgery free weight loss solution. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Body By Vi Challenge Active Couples Champion and Vi Ambassador Melanie Milletics sees the American Medical Association declaring obesity a disease as an urgent reason to promote...

2013-06-21 23:04:31

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) today commended the American Medical Association (AMA) on its announcement officially recognizing obesity as a disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) today commended the American Medical Association (AMA) on its announcement officially recognizing obesity as a disease. "The AMA's announcement is a tremendous step forward in...

Eating And Exercise Habits Influenced By Mothers
2013-06-19 05:31:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mothers who practice what they preach when it comes to being active and making healthy food choices are more likely to have children who exercise and eat well, according to research published online Tuesday by the International Journal of Obesity. In the study, Truls Østbye, a professor of community and family medicine at Duke University, and his colleagues report that their findings should serve as a reminder to both...

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...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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