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2015-02-20 12:24:58

The Obesity Society says a recent Lancet series reinforces need for evidence-based policies to improve the food environment as part of a broader approach to obesity treatment and prevention SILVER

2015-02-12 16:30:01

The Obesity Society & The Obesity Action Coalition say the proposed bill is misguided and ignores the core scientific understanding of obesity as a disease SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.

2015-02-02 16:26:38

The Obesity Society says that while not all individuals with obesity have BED, about 7-10% of those who seek obesity treatment are affected SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.

2015-01-16 16:23:06

The Obesity Society says guideline supplements TOS/AHA/ACC Obesity Treatment Guidelines to fill a gap in treatment SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.

2015-01-15 12:28:08

The Obesity Society calls for continued momentum toward a full spectrum of obesity treatment tools SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.

2014-12-16 12:25:48

The Obesity Society Looks Forward to Working with Dr. Vivek Murthy to Help Those Affected SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec.

2014-11-07 12:25:54

Society enhances focus on early career investigators and clinicians BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-05 12:26:26

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

2014-11-03 08:27:44

Of those, 83% should be considered for pharmacotherapy, 23% could be candidates for bariatric surgery BOSTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.