Social acceptance of employees, teachers or family members with obesity
decreased in the same period.
Critics blame the failure of public health obesity
policies and programs on the latter being framed within an individual behaviour change paradigm or health education model that does not take into account the complexity of obesity
Campos and Oliver complain that obesity
researchers are so eager to demonstrate a link between fatness and sickness that they routinely make the sort of statistical adjustments that strengthen the association but rarely make the sort that would weaken it.
Among the most interesting parts of the book are the interviews with obesity
was common in that population, and volunteers who slept either significantly less or more than the overall average tended to be heavier than people getting a moderate amount of sleep, Mignot reports.
Everett Koop, reveals a frightening connection between the dual problems of obesity
and type 2 diabetes.
could somehow raise the risk of disease but lower the risk of dying, it might be a sort of bargain with the devil
One of the legislative changes she would like to see is more funding for parkland for districts with high obesity
This year's fourth and final installment of Heads Up discusses this link, as well as obesity
research and treatment.
Wang says an experiment with animals indicates that "having plenty of D2 receptors does protect against drug abuse and obesity
Turning from surgery for obesity
to drugs for obesity
, we come to an item that appeared on my AOL screen on November 17, 2004.
Until recently, obesity
was not considered a disease but a self-inflicted, controllable affliction caused by poor lifestyle choices, such as lack of exercise or improper eating habits.
Department of Health and Human Services announced that Medicare would add obesity
to its list of covered illnesses.
ITEM: In a June 7 special issue, "Overcoming Obesity
in America," Time magazine asked: "How would the Federal Government fund a national campaign for healthier eating?
rates have more than doubled in the past 30 years, with more than 15 percent of children aged 6 to 19 defined as obese.