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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...

2013-07-14 23:01:58

A recent report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization reveals sharply increasing rates of obesity in developing countries such as Mexico. For Children’s Obesity Fund co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, these new facts confirm the importance of nutrition education programs to fight the global obesity epidemic. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization recently reported in “The State of Food and...

2013-07-13 23:02:39

As new data from West Virginia shows hopeful signs in the fight against obesity, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5 Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The recent headlines about obesity seem to be painting a very pessimistic picture of the scope of America's obesity problems. However, recent data from West Virginia shows that in some areas efforts taken to counter childhood obesity have seen some degree of success. West Virginia's efforts against...

Increase In Exercise Not Bringing US Obesity Rates Down
2013-07-11 07:37:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans are exercising more but the increased physical activity is having little impact on the rising obesity epidemic, according to researchers from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Despite the reported increase in physical activity between the years of 2001 and 2009, the study authors reported the percentage of the population considered to be clinically obese did not decrease....

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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