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By Guest Author On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Adult Diapers Market Forecasted to Grow at 8% CAGR Through 2021

Analysts at Technavio project that the adult diapers market will grow at 8% CAGR between 2017 and 2021, according to the report. The study covers both the present market and growth prospects over the next four years, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Impact the World Through Public Health

Today’s medical advances are allowing people to live longer. Although there are fewer deaths from cancer and heart disease, more people are living with chronic illnesses. Citizens of the united states as a whole More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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France bans ‘unlimited’ soda refills in move to battle obesity

France has banned restaurants from offering unlimited refills of soda and sugary drinks, their latest bid to decrease the rise in the nation’s obesity rate. Hotels, restaurants and school cafeterias will More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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‘Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help prevent the childhood obesity epidemic’: USC researcher

New USC research finds that children with asthma were 51 percent more likely to become obese over the next decade compared to kids who did not have asthma. Image/OpenClipart-Vectors The study, published on Jan. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Fitness trends for 2016 – It’s high time you stick to your New Year resolutions!

Did you resolve during 2016 New Year that you’ll get more active this year? Well, you would be rather alarmed to know that a staggering 65% of such so-called New Year resolutions turn to the wayside just after More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Is Liposuction the Answer to Your Problems?

For the past few years, the liposuction procedure has proven itself to be one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures within the United States, making it to the top of the list alongside breast implants. More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Nutritional Complexities for People Who Had Weight Loss Surgery

This country is in the grips of the obesity epidemic, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. However, great strides are being made by offer people things such as lap band surgery, thereby preventing them More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Lifestyle Changes You Have To Make To Overcome Obesity

Medical complications of Obesity Image/CDC Obesity is quite a huge problem at the moment because of the fact that it affects people from all around the world. The state of the world is not as great as many think. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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The 7 Consequences of Uncomfortable Sleep

They say every action has an equal and opposite reaction and this cannot be any truer for sleeping patterns. When you sleep comfortably, you will enjoy your nights and your health will be generally good.  You know More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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The Latest Stats on Male Eating Disorders

We live in a selfie-taking world where people are hyper aware of their image. It’s gotten to the point where plastic surgeons attribute this as one reason for the increase in cosmetic surgeries in recent years. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Some of the Most Common Myths about the Lap Band Dispelled

The lap band is a reasonably new type of bariatric surgery. The gastric bypass, by comparison, has been around for some 30 years. As a result, a lot of myths still exist about this new procedure. The reality is More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Sitting Is The New Smoking, And Other Causes Of Lifestyle Diseases

In case you aren’t sure what a “lifestyle disease” is, here’s a quick lesson. To put it basically, lifestyle diseases are diseases caused by the type of lifestyle you live. These include illnesses such as More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Coca-cola, Pepsi, Nestle linked to bribe of scientists to defend impact of sugar

Coca-Cola and many scientists came under fire Monday after millions of dollars in donations to a nonprofit fighting against diet links to obesity were made public. Global Energy Balance Network spreads the message More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Al Jazeera mocks Americans as fat, gun-toting racists in new video

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some laugh off the clip titled “Americans Show Why USA Is The #1 Country More...

By Adam Lee On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Creating A Healthier Office Creates a Healthier Business

The human body is an amazing machine that has overcome every evolutionary obstacle to reach its current incarnation. However, as we made the shift from hunter/gatherer types to farmers, merchants, service, and the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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3 Medical Advancements of the Past Decade

Technology is always advancing. One of the fastest advancing fields in the world is medical technology. From antibiotic-resistant infections to deadly illnesses like ebola, the health threats facing the world are More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Novo Nordisk’s Saxenda receives FDA approval for chronic weight management treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Saxenda (liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection) as a treatment option for chronic weight management in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and physical activity. The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Why Diabetes Is One Of The Greatest Threats To Older Adults Now

Recently, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force published a press release revealing that Type 2 diabetes is on the rise amongst U.S. adults who are older than 45 years old. The report notes that diabetes has More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Are Kids Becoming the New Couch Potatoes?

In recent years, there has been a rise in childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Obesity rates among 2 to 5 year olds on the decline: CDC

The latest CDC obesity data, published in the February 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years. Obesity prevalence for More...



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