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NAAFA supports the passing of MA House Bill H.2024 which would put an end to the “fat” letters being sent to the parents of children in Massachusetts. Other such attempts have proven non-productive, even damaging.
America increasingly turns to friends and neighbors to get answers to health-related complications. Remedies.everything-HealthInsurance.com is a forum of user-generated home-remedies.
Investigative article in the New York Times Magazine says corporate America spent huge money and resources to addict the public on snack foods ignoring nutritional value. Another author agrees in his book to be released this week.
Mariano and Reed’s recent cutting remarks in the media were intended to publicly embarrass Gov. Christie and Ms. McCarthy. Public fat shaming does no good and only leads to stigma and discrimination.
By m3sm UK LTD
As you’ll know if you look after patients who are coping with obesity, it’s important to have the correct bariatric equipment. In addition to suitable beds and hoists, bariatric chairs can be a great help.
By Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions
The Gender Specific Knee is one of the highly anticipated topics at ICJR Middle East 2013 in Dubai
Weight bullying of obese kids are on the rise. Recent studies show that as young as grade 4 to 6 school kids experienced weight bullying. Obese children are bullied by other children regardless of gender, race or academic achievement
By Bodies Personal Training
Bodies Personal Training is joining the fight to end childhood obesity by hosting a series of family themed healthy holiday fun runs throughout 2013.
By American Academy of Neurology
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the January 30, 2013, online issue of Neurology®
By seca united kingdom
The medical Body Composition Analyzer seca mBCA makes the complex scientific methods used to obtain a precise picture of body mass composition completely superfluous. For many different medical specialties the seca mBCA delivers the basic data.
By Spotlight Media
Jodi Williams once topped the scale at a whopping 112 kilos. In her new, inspirational book, Lap Bands and Laughter, she takes readers on her fascinating journey to undergo a life-altering procedure to drop more than 50 kilos.
By University of Missouri–St. Louis
The Sixth Annual African-American Nursing History Conference will address health care disparities, health care equity and health care promotion through awareness and action by providing free health care screenings.
By Think Brown INK
Fun Fitness and Fashion Show for Kids and Families uses Arts to Promote Healthy Lifestyles - Presidential Inauguration Weekend Kickoff for Kids
Under the umbrella of PositiveMotion, LLC, STAND2LEARN, LLC has brokered a deal with the Research Valley Angel Fund to provide bridge funding of the faculty-led startup company.
By Body by Vi
The world’s largest weight loss challenge, THE NEW BODY BY VI CHALLENGE get even better with the addition of a 90-Day Money-Back Results Guarantee, and additional cash, prizes and vacations. Join The New Body by Vi Challenge!
Doctors name and record patient's activity levels as one of their vital signs as a way of tackling obesity.
By Tech Quisys Marketing
A beloved weight loss blog examines an issue of importance to millions of overweight people around the globe: the truth about weight loss pills that work. The blog owners are offering for a limited time only a free report on the topic.
By Alsayegh Media
In a clearer interpretation to the latest official UAE Health Ministry calculations recording that 44.6% of women in UAE will be obese by 2015
By Eating Less & Loving It
How to avoid overeating this holiday season and still enjoy holiday parties
By Get Cumbernauld Healthy
Final preparations are being made in what is expected to be a hugely popular Christmas Day charity bootcamp event in Craigmarloch, Cumbernauld.
Sione & Filipi Fa from Biggest Loser will guest host the Been There Done That Radio Show on December 29, 2012
Kid’s Fit 30 Minutes, A Home Based Healthy Lifestyle Program Teaches Kids How to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices Through Exercise is Currently Looking for Funding Through Crowdfuning Platform IndieGoGo
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Asian-American children have been at low risk for being overweight or obese compared to other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., but that may be changing.
By Tersus Pharmaceuticals
Tersus Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceuticals firm in Cleveland, Ohio, developed the science behind Provinal™--an ultrapurified form of Omega 7 (Palmitoleic acid)--that has been shown to possess broad properties for cardiovascular health.
Read the truth about some common foods that we consume and possible solutions to counter Obesity. Two key proposed solutions are: 1. Front-of-the-pack warning for unhealthy foods; and 2. Ban the sale of Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSDs) to kids
By UF Dept. of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Mgmt
Dr. J.O. Spengler is now an invited member of the American Heart Association's policy statement writing group. New policies will be available in 2013 regarding obesity prevention, exercise, and school/community recreational access.
By Trace One
Research reveals how product packaging causes consumers to make unhealthy purchases
By American Academy of Neurology
MINNEAPOLIS – New research suggests that variants of a gene associated with obesity and body fat mass may be linked to a greater decline in memory in middle age. The study is published in the November 7, 2012, online issue of Neurology®.
Francis Collins shares the lessons gained after years of research:
By Journalistic Thieves
A controversial article published in popular online magazine Journalistic Thieves questioning the effectiveness of current policies in preventing the growing obesity problem in Australia has left Founder and writer Evan Sutter in hot water.
By Omron Healthcare
Working late at night, irregular eating times and hardly enough sleep – these are the basic features of the term “social jetlag”, which was invented by Professor Till Roenneberg from the University of Munich.
By Triu Naturals
Your Grandmother used it, Father & Mother spoke about its benefits & now you keep hearing about celebrities using it! Can The Master Cleanse be improved without compromising the long standing effectiveness? Yes it Can!
By Motivating Max Ltd
Looking extensively at effective alternatives to the "Big Two" - diet and exercise - as ways to lose weight and keep it off, New Advances in Weight Control is a culmination of science based research and a prelude to a new mentoring programme.
By Margaret M. Lamb
Dr. John L. Orchard, a physician with Waccamaw Gastroenterology, will deliver a lecture titled “You and Your Gut” Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Murrells Inlet.
By E Savard
Livingston, who admitted to having a thyroid condition, like so many others suffers with a weight management problem. So many like her are ridiculed because of weight not knowing that there may be a medical condition connected to the lack of weight.
By Sally Symonds Healthy Life Mentor
The fatter we become, the less we seem to notice and the more we are creating a society destined to be progressively crippled by our excess kilos and our attitudes towards removing them.
By Professor John Banzhaf, GWU Law School
NEWS TIPS re (1) New Obesity Studies and NYC's Ban on Sales of Big Sodas; (2) Law Suits Seeking Justice from the "Joker" Shootings; and (3) How Math Can Help Presidential Campaigns to Target the Voters Most Likely to Affect the Outcome
By Fast Market Research, Inc.
New Pharmaceuticals research report from Global Markets Direct is now available from Fast Market Research
By Professor John Banzhaf, GWU Law School
The RWJ Foundation has predicted that 39 states will have obesity rates above 50%, and all 50 states will have obesity rates above 44% - with annual costs of almost $600 billion - but offers no new approaches. SEE ALSO TV LINKS BELOW
By Smart Health Talk Radio Show
Everyday products could be making us fat. Leah Zerbe, Online Editor for Rodale.com, has researched this subject extensively and will join Smart Health Talk Thursday, August 30th at 4:00 pm PST so we can better protect our families.
By Mission: Clean Kids
Participants in the L.E.A.N. Start Program developed by Dr. Sears , parents reported significant changes in healthy behaviors, including a 52 percent increase in reading nutritional labels and increased consumption of fruits and vegetables.
By United Charitable Programs
Jermaine Collier, Program Manager of S.A. Mobile Fitness, a program of United Charitable Programs (UCP), is striving to make a healthier tomorrow for our nation’s children by teaching kids the positive outcome of an interactive healthy lifestyle.
By Add My Support Ltd
An independent campaign to change people’s behaviour to reduce the impact and risk of obesity in the UK has launched today. The campaign is asking for individuals and organisations to join together in the fight against obesity.
Camas and Washougal On A Diet partnering with Kaiser for new Screening of HBO's Weight of the Nation
By Camas and Washougal On A Diet
Camas & Washougal On A Diet community weight-loss challenge/nonprofit to host screening of HBO’S “THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION” with help from Kaiser Permanente providing a "Know Your Numbers" free clinic in local effort to address obesity crisis
By The Barrett Company Communications
LA dietitian Lisa Tillinger Johansen shows in her new book FAST FOOD VINDICATION that fast food lovers have healthy food choices when they go to their favorite quick service eatery. Book stresses healthy meals and diner "personal responsibility."
By Tell Me First
The modern society has brought us some great leaps in technology, facebook, twitter, google, mobile communications. Essentially you never have to leave you home to talk to the world or make fiends.
By Diane Kress, RD CDE
60% of the US population (including children and elders) are suffering the ramifications of overweight, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease. The cause of this epidemics is being kept quiet, the solution is being kept secret.
By Nat Geo Mundo
From Body-Related Fears to Radical Animal Phobias, Delve Deep into “Extrema Obsesión” with Nat Geo Mundo
By BodiMojo, Inc.
While the Olympic games 2012 are in full swing this summer, the Boys & Girls Club has their own games started. The Club is partnering with BodiMojo's wellness program for the teen camp staff using wireless pedometers and motivational online tools.
By CRC Press
This volume is an ideal reference point for researchers looking for new avenues of inquiry and practicing medical professionals, clinical nutritionists, and dietitians seeking guidance for their patients.