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2015-02-13 13:42:10

Puerto Rican lawmakers are considering a controversial new bill that would fine parents of obese children $800 for failing to keep their youngsters fit and healthy.

2014-11-05 12:26:26

U.S. Public & Healthcare Professionals Increasingly See Obesity as a Community Problem of Shared Risks BOSTON, Nov.

2014-05-05 12:29:01

Leading Obesity Groups Take Action to Educate on Obesity Discrimination & Weight Stigma SILVER SPRING, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New

2014-05-01 12:29:44

TAMPA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and The Obesity Society (TOS) released newly-drafted

2013-06-10 23:00:51

Discrimination against obese and overweight individuals at work place and academia kept in closet for many years.

2013-03-08 00:00:01

Support is needed in child care centers to help meet existing water policies and new water requirements included in the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act.

2012-08-04 01:52:18

Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade's worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade.

2012-07-04 22:55:16

"The obesity crisis is made worse by the way industry formulates and markets its products and so must be regulated to prevent excesses and to protect the public good," writes a leading food expert in this week's PLoS Medicine.

2011-10-06 05:45:57

Sugary cereals, syrupy snacks and toy-packed kids meals. The health industry says it’s working to regulate food marketing to children, but is it working?

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2011-04-05 09:02:17

According to a new study, food addictions result in similar activity in the brain as drug addictions.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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