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Latest Obesity in the Middle East and North Africa Stories

2014-07-01 10:12:35

The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.

2014-04-18 23:00:43

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is donating funds to the Obesity Prevention Center for Children and Youth, a highly effective organization that offers

Obesity Starts In Kindergarten
2014-01-30 13:44:15

Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

2014-01-22 11:45:33

Public health researchers from The University of Manchester have found single dietary interventions are not effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children and will not halt the global epidemic in childhood obesity.

2013-07-24 12:34:20

Disability is commonly defined as "difficulty or dependency in carrying out activities essential to independent living".

2013-05-22 23:19:54

The latest FinancesOnline.com article points out that obesity is a serious problem with dire health, financial, and social consequences.

Diet, Exercise Advice Works Best When Offered Together
2013-04-22 07:47:53

It is common knowledge that to maintain a healthy lifestyle we should exercise more and eat the right foods. But current methods used to motivate people to get healthy are largely unsuccessful, in part because they focus on only one aspect of healthy living at a time.

2013-04-18 18:57:26

More than 12 percent of preschoolers are obese, which means they have a body mass index above the 95th percentile.

Health Agencies Outline Healthiest States In America
2012-12-12 07:19:18

Americans are living longer, but not healthier. That’s the consensus from a new study called America’s Health Rankings.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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