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2009-12-29 15:57:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, leaders in the treatment of weight related disorders and psychiatry joined forces under the Comprehensive Obesity Recovery Effort (CORE, LLC). Insight Psychological Centers and medical weight loss expert, William Ciganek M.D., have formed CORE to help people lose weight. According to Dr. Ciganek, "Everyone knows that weight is the result of calorie intake vs. calorie expenditures. What they don't know is there are only three factors...

2008-07-22 15:00:21

ExpertSource: TOPIC: A survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are the most obese states in the nation, according to an article by The Associated Press. Since 2004, Mississippi has weighed in the heaviest. The other Southern states are usually not far behind. Nutrition experts suggest the traditional Southern diet, which includes high-fat and fried foods, is contributing to the South's weight problem. Results from the...

2008-07-15 15:00:15

The following releases focus on the topic Diet & Nutrition III ALL TIME-OFFS ARE IN EASTERN TIME, UNLESS NOTED STORIES MOVED AT 4:35 AM ET ON JULY 15, 2008. Make Mushrooms Your Pick of the Season Source: Weight Watchers International, Inc. Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) Programs: The Key to Fighting Chronic Disease Source: Metagenics, Inc. The following knowledgeable industry leaders and scholars from Business Wire's ExpertSource database are available to...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.