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WDBJ7 ReporterLose weight, stay healthy and lower the pregnancy rate. That's the goal of a new partnership in Danville. The city's Parks and Recreation department and the Danville Regional Medical Center are now combining expertise to promote health and wellness....
WDBJ7 BloggerI lost around 5 pounds this month which to me is like a huge fail. However, I know life happens. I tried boosting my metabolism by consuming cinnamon. Which in reality, helped boost my metabolism, but in a way that made me feel hungry all the time. A...
Tags: Weight, Physiology, Health, Obesity
Wednesday 7/20 Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull. On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
Channel 2 NewsThe American Medical Association announced Wednesday that it will now recognize obesity as a disease, opening up new possibilities for treatment and prevention. The policy's change in definition also changes the way the medical community will treat...
Does it really matter if the medical establishment calls obesity a “disease” instead of a chronic health condition or a disorder? It’s a question doctors and public health experts are considering in the wake of Tuesday’s vote...
Tags: Weight, Overweight, Health, Heart Disease, Diabetes
The American Medical Assn. voted Tuesday to declare obesity a disease, a move that effectively defines 78 million American adults and 12 million children as having a medical condition requiring treatment. The nation's leading physicians organization...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs designed to prevent childhood obesity in the home don't affect kids' weight a year or more down the line, according to a review of the evidence. But that conclusion comes from only a small number of available...
It’s no surprise that someone who has never smoked, who eats a Mediterranean diet and keeps a normal weight and who exercises regularly is healthy. How healthy? Chances of death from all causes is reduced by 80% over eight years. Pretty healthy....
Childhood obesity This letter is in response to "In schools, BMI a weighty issue; Some parents say body fat measure hurts self-esteem, poses other risks" (Page 1, May 17). The article raises some great questions as to how we can best contend with the...
Tags: Julie Deardorff, Overweight, Weight, Mount Prospect, Politics
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had used marijuana in the past month had smaller waists and lower levels of insulin resistance - a diabetes precursor - than those who never tried the drug, in a new study. The findings, based on surveys and blood...
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say. The study provides some of the first evidence of a causal effect between gym and childhood obesity. It is to be published...
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