News tagged with obesity prevention
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American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on a unified fitness assessment program announced today by The President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition; the American Alliance for Health, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reducing television viewing may be an effective strategy to prevent excess weight gain among adolescents, according to a new study released in the September/October 2012 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Be ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, a leading Flinders University psychologist says.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Roughly one-third of adults in 12 states are obese, with Mississippi topping the list at 34.9 percent, according to a new analysis of U.S. figures.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don't know whether they are gaining or losing weight, according to new research from the Institute for Health ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Infant mortality, preterm births and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Programs to promote healthy eating can substantially reduce the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages on school grounds if the programs focus on a school's specific needs and involve teachers, parents, staff, and administrators, ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese patients who need to have their appendixes removed fare better after a minimally invasive surgical procedure rather than an open operation, according to a new study published in the July issue of the Journal of the Am ...
Surgery Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new guidelines Monday recommending that doctors screen all of their patients for obesity and when appropriate, refer them to a comprehensive ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- There were both good and bad trends in the overall health of Americans in 2011, a new government report shows.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Diabetes is increasing among U.S. children at an alarming rate, say researchers who report jumps of more than 20 percent since 2001 for type 2 disease, which is linked to excessive weight and ...
Diabetes Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Currently more than 10% of preschoolers in the U.S. are obese and effective strategies that target pregnancy, infancy, and toddlers are urgently needed to stop the progression of the childhood obesity epidemic, ...
Overweight and Obesity May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-thirds of American adults are too fat, and a major overhaul of US policies -- from schools to restaurants to urban planning -- is needed to stem the epidemic, medical experts said Tuesday.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
An Australian school-based obesity prevention program for adolescent girls was not associated with statistically significant differences in body mass index (BMI) and other body composition measures, however the small changes ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have forecast the cost savings and rise in obesity prevalence over the next two decades in a new public health study.
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |