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Effective Weight Loss Management Involves Extra Hours Per Week of Workout Time

A study at the University of Pittsburgh Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center reports that women who exercised 275 …

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Denver School District Sends Obesity Message to Parents of Obese Chldren

The Denver Public School District is sending home student health reports to keep parents informed in an effort to combat …

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Obesity Out of Control: Three Out of Four Americans Predicted To Be Overweight By 2015

Seventy-five percent of U.S. adults are predicted to be overweight and 41 percent obese by 2015, according to a team …

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Obesity Pandemic Looms

Did you know there are more obese people on earth than there are
starving people on earth. That is the …

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Obese Americans Increasingly Too Obese for Radiology Test Effectiveness

A look at radiology reports from 1989 to 2003, including standard
X-rays, computer assisted X-rays known as CT scans, magnetic …

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XL Ambulance Put Into Service in Las Vegas

American Medical Response has added a
$250,000 bariatric unit to its fleet in Las Vegas, Nevada. The
ambulance is a …

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Obesity Overview

Obesity is defined as an excess of body fat that results in the impairment of health and the impairment of body function. According to the 2005 Yankelovich Preventative Healthcare Study, almost 75 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. Only about one-third of Americans are actively attempting to correct personal overweight conditions. Obese Americans are […]

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