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Pre-diabetes Found In Greater Number Of US Teens
2012-05-22 08:17:19

Government researchers recently announced that they found a higher percentage of U.S. teens with “pre-diabetes” and type 2 diabetes over the past few years.

2012-05-22 01:50:19

Currently more than 10% of preschoolers in the U.S. are obese and effective strategies that target pregnancy, infancy, and toddlers are urgently needed to stop the progression of the childhood obesity epidemic, as proposed in an article in Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

When You Eat Matters As Much As What You Eat
2012-05-17 12:24:41

When you eat might be as important as what you eat when it comes to weight gain.

2012-05-14 22:37:00

Managing adult obesity is challenging for primary care physicians.

2012-05-11 23:00:07

The Obesity Prevention Source website, launched by Harvard School of Public Health, provides quick and easy access to science-based information about the causes of child obesity and adult obesity

Possible Health Consequences Resulting From Long Commutes
2012-05-09 06:44:09

A new report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine states that, as people move farther away from urban centers and commute longer distances via car, it can have greater health risks.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.