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Pair Of Studies Add Evidence To Link Between Obesity, Poor Health
2013-11-12 06:45:56

Overweight people face an increased risk of heart attack and ischemic heart disease (IHD), even in the absence of other risk factors, and older obese women face an increased risk of death, chronic disease and mobility issues prior to the age of 85.

2013-11-07 15:39:10

Patients with obesity undergo a disproportionately higher number of elective orthopaedic surgeries in the U.S.

2013-11-04 23:02:15

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, are concerned by the plans of some to offer condemnation instead of candy to trick-or-treaters they consider to be overweight.

Kids Who Sleep For Longer Periods Are Less Likely To Overeat: Study
2013-11-04 08:28:17

Children who get plenty of sleep are less likely to overeat and become overweight, according to a new study from Temple University. After conducting an assessment of 37 children, the researchers found children who slept for longer throughout the night consumed fewer calories in the day and weighed less.

2013-10-30 23:32:34

The Children’s Obesity Fund announces its support of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville’s Children’s Health Habits Integrated for Life program, which hopes to reduce the risk

2013-10-30 23:30:29

Medically Assisted Weight Loss Plans Yield Great Results Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Some individuals in the Houston area have been overweight


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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