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2012-08-09 23:02:43

The American Medical Association believes there should be a law requiring schools to teach children what causes obesity and how to prevent it.

2012-08-09 00:52:43

They're everywhere -- in magazines, on the Internet, on television—people with super-thin bodies who are presented as having the ideal body form.

Death Rate In New-Onset Diabetes Higher In Those With Normal BMI
2012-08-08 08:51:37

A recent study has found that, of people who have been newly diagnosed with diabetes, those with a normal body mass index (BMI) experience a higher mortality rate.

Healthy Food Choices Improved With Color-coded Labels For Employees From All Backgrounds
2012-08-07 13:32:15

Simple interventions are successful in those from all racial/ethnic groups, educational levels

Weight Training In Men Lowers Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes
2012-08-07 11:50:01

New research has found that weight training is linked with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

2012-08-07 09:43:19

Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications.

2012-08-03 01:04:45

In a Perspective article appearing in this week's New England Journal of Medicine, public health researchers examine how recommendations in a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)—"Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation"—square with American's opinions about the obesity epidemic.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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