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2014-04-10 23:29:23

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals the latest research on pet obesity prevalence. Most dogs and cats in the U.S.

2014-04-08 12:15:16

New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States.

2014-04-08 09:58:09

Gastric banding can play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight and not obese.

2014-04-07 23:02:11

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Obesity Surgery Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database.

Childhood Obesity Increases Financial Stress
2014-04-07 09:06:05

According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, childhood obesity costs about $19,000 per child when considering lifetime medical costs compared to those for a child with a healthy weight.

2014-04-04 10:58:57

Cigarette smoking among obese women appears to interfere with their ability to taste fats and sweets.

2014-04-02 23:25:41

Higher priced fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in at-risk children from two to five years of age. Profs.

2014-03-26 11:25:03

Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers aren't experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population.

2014-03-20 12:29:12

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

Academic Performance Affected By Obesity In Girls
2014-03-12 04:50:51

According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, teenage girls struggling with obesity could also be struggling with their academics.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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