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2014-10-08 12:28:46

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a highly successful Your Weight Matters National Convention, the OAC is excited to announce the debut of YWMLocal - Boston 2014. On November 2, 2014, the OAC will host the Inaugural YWMLocal event, in conjunction with ObesityWeek 2014 and in partnership with The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, where Boston and surrounding area residents are welcome to attend a FREE event...

2014-10-08 08:26:44

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 50% of pets are considered overweight or obese, with numbers climbing steadily. Just as with people, pet obesity has become an epidemic in the US. Dr. Mark Verdino, Animal League America Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff states, "The most common cause for obesity in animals is over-feeding and lack of exercise. In this regard, most overweight animals can easily be put on a path to lose weight." In honor of...

2014-10-07 23:11:01

The focus remains on looks, though the spotlight is shifting from the face to the body, with enormous consumer interest seen in non-invasive body makeover treatments, according to dermatologist surgeon Elizabeth Tanzi, M.D. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Expanding today’s ever-present focus on looks, the spotlight is shifting from the face to the body, according to Elizabeth L. Tanzi, M.D., a dermatologic surgeon. Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of...

2014-10-07 23:08:15

Diet Doc’s goal is to help their patients, not only lose unhealthy excess fat, but to discourage its return by learning the difference between good and bad fat New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 With obesity quickly becoming a national epidemic, many more people are attempting to lose unhealthy excess fat by learning the difference between good and bad fat. Nutritionists and doctors preach that a low-fat diet is the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol and preventing health...

2014-10-07 23:07:50

The BEAN Plan™ Helps People Get Healthier With Personalized Program Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 For those who want to lose weight and improve their health, choosing the right diet can be even more difficult than losing the weight. In fact, understanding which diet is best for each individual is the key to weight-loss success and good health. Today, award-winning physician, Dr. Joanne Kalish, launches The BEAN Plan™, a unique diet and exercise program that personalizes the...

2014-10-07 12:32:10

World Renowned Liposuction Expert is Regarded for his Success Using the UltraShape® System LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite dermatologic surgeon Dr. David Amron was among few physicians asked to speak at the Syneron Investor Conference Sept. 17 in New York. Focusing on the growing opportunities within the body contouring and fat reduction markets, Syneron Medical Ltd., a leading global aesthetic device company, invited Dr. Amron to share his success as one of the...

2014-10-07 12:31:41

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Weight Management: U.S. Consumer Mindsets" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The upward trend in obesity that has vexed public health officials for decades may have leveled out and the healthy eating movement remains on the upswing. Still, nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight....

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2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...

2014-10-06 23:09:47

An article published Sept. 16 by New Haven Register reports that the state Medical Examining Board ordered an employee of Laser55 to cease use of a weight loss surgery tool because she didn’t have proper licensing. In light of the article, the Connecticut medical malpractice law firm The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC provides tips for individuals considering bariatric surgery. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 According to an article published by New Haven Register on Sept. 16, the state...

2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...


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International Journal of Obesity
2012-05-14 15:47:25

The International Journal of Obesity (IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are RL Atkinson and I MacDonald. The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin