Advancing Comprehensive Obesity Solutions Critical in the Fight Against Chronic Disease
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Advancing Comprehensive Obesity Solutions Critical in the Fight Against Chronic Disease

KennethThorpe - April 8, 2014

As providers and patients, policymakers and stakeholders alike, all still grapple with how to understand obesity as a disease, the recent announcement by the U.S. As providers…

Identifying Roles and Maximizing Success in the Pursuit of Health and Wellness
Wellness
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Wellness
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Identifying Roles and Maximizing Success in the Pursuit of Health and Wellness

KennethThorpe - December 10, 2013

Grappling as a country with the ins and outs of healthcare, we find ourselves continually identifying the same prevalent health concerns - diabetes, cancer, heart disease. Facing…

PTSD Accelerates Weight Gain, Increases Obesity Risk In Women
Specialties
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Specialties
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PTSD Accelerates Weight Gain, Increases Obesity Risk In Women

Susan Scutti - November 24, 2013

Emotional eating has been linked to feelings of depression, pain, and anxiety... Could it also be triggered by PTSD? A new study suggests it might, as the…

5 Compelling Diabetes Management Technologies in the Works
Medical Devices
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Medical Devices
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5 Compelling Diabetes Management Technologies in the Works

Deanna Pogorelc - October 19, 2013

First published on MedCityNews.com. The consensus at this year’s Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit was that changing the course of the obesity and diabetes epidemic will require a…

New Weight Loss Drugs Come to Market as AMA Recognizes Obesity as Disease
Public Health
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Public Health
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New Weight Loss Drugs Come to Market as AMA Recognizes Obesity as Disease

Jennifer Bragg - October 11, 2013

Over the summer, the American Medical Association officially labeled obesity a disease. The new designation informed 78 million American adults and 12 million American children that they…

The Obesity-Cancer Connection
Specialties
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Specialties
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The Obesity-Cancer Connection

Dov Michaeli - September 2, 2013

Lots of publications have been pointing out that obesity is somehow connected to cancer. Obese women are  more prone to breast cancer than their normal-weight counterparts. Obese…

Americans Living Longer But Are Less Healthy
Wellness
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Wellness
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Americans Living Longer But Are Less Healthy

Anthony Cirillo - August 23, 2013

   Wrong, wrong, wrong.So just on the heels of reporting that if you make it to 90 you have a reasonable shot at living with a quality…

We’re Exercising More But Getting Nowhere!
Home Health
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Home Health
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We’re Exercising More But Getting Nowhere!

Anthony Cirillo - August 10, 2013

A study in Population Health Metrics shows that while we are exercising more as a country, we are not gaining in the battle of ob A study…

Obesity Recognized as Disease
News
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News
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Obesity Recognized as Disease

DrTerrySimpson - July 26, 2013

The American Medical Association (AMA) – the largest group of physicians in the nation – has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a move that could encourage…