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Want To Live Longer? Keep Your Waist Less Than Half Of Height

A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people keep up a pattern of eating more calories than they burn, more and more fat builds up in their bodies. Overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is Read more

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Obese Adolescents Respond Poorly To Behavioral Treatments As Against Obese Children

Although rare in the past, obesity is now among the most widespread medical problems affecting children and adolescents living in the developed countries. About 15% of adolescents (12-19 years of age) and children (6-11 years of age) are obese in the United States. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated Read more

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Drop Out Of Diet Programs Is Higher For Younger People

Itrim is a network of conveniently located centers that offer a one-stop solution for one of the world’s biggest challenges. Founded in Sweden in 2003, Itrim has helped thousands of people lose weight and keep it off. The combination of well designed and personalized weight loss plans, coaching and a combined approach of eating and Read more

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Exercise Can Help Fight Muscle Wasting From Age And Heart Failure

Exercise can slow muscle wasting, boost strength and reduce inflammation caused by aging and heart failure. Heart failure also known as congestive heart failure or cardiomyopathy-heart failure is a condition in which the heart can no longer pump enough blood to the rest of the body. It is a long-term condition, but it can sometimes Read more

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Childhood Obesity And Its Significant Fall In Massachusetts

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. The problem is global and is steadily affecting many low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child’s health or wellbeing. As methods to determine body fat directly Read more

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Will You Need Angioplasty or Bypass Surgery for Coronary Heart Disease ?

If you and your physician decide that your coronary arteries need surgical repair or bypass of blockages, several options are available. There are procedures to open the artery mechanically (angioplasty) or to bypass the obstruction in the blood vessel and get the blood flowing again. Studies show that a bypass yields better results for people Read more