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2013-08-30 23:28:46

At least 20% of residents in every state obese, according to report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In light of this information, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering specials on PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 According to the latest publication of the “F as in Fat” public health report from the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a forty year old philanthropy devoted to health care concerns,...

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2008-07-08 06:00:00

By Nanci Hellmich For centuries, people in China have been fairly lean, but now at least one-fourth of adults there are overweight or obese, a trend starting to take a toll on the country's health care system and economy, says a paper out today in the journal Health Affairs. In 2006, 26% of the Chinese population weighed too much -- about 275 million people -- compared with 8.8% in 1989, says study author Barry Popkin, a professor of nutrition and director of the Obesity Center at the...

2005-09-30 07:31:35

LONDON (Reuters) - Healthcare systems have failed to come to grips with the global obesity epidemic and its serious health consequences, leading experts said on Friday. More than a billion people, 10 percent of whom are children, worldwide are obese or overweight. It is the sixth most important risk factor in the overall burden of disease. But there are no coordinated efforts among doctors, nurses, and nutritionists to prevent people from piling on the pounds or to help those who...

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2005-09-30 07:30:00

LONDON -- Healthcare systems have failed to come to grips with the global obesity epidemic and its serious health consequences, leading experts said on Friday. More than a billion people, 10 percent of whom are children, worldwide are obese or overweight. It is the sixth most important risk factor in the overall burden of disease. But there are no coordinated efforts among doctors, nurses, and nutritionists to prevent people from piling on the pounds or to help those who already have, the...