New Report Finds Obesity Epidemic Increases, Mississippi Weighs in as Heaviest State
Experts Recommend Addressing Obesity through Health Reform, National Strategy
WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult obesity rates increased in 23 states and did not decrease in a single state in the past year, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in Ameri...
Video: World's Heaviest Man Celebrates Birthday and Weight Loss Milestone
Zone Diet Creator Dr. Barry Sears and His Team of Physicians Give Manuel Uribe A New Lease on Life
DANVERS, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Manuel Uribe, listed in the
Guinness Book of World Records as the heaviest
living man in the world, has
lost more than one-third of h...
New Study of Aspartame Research Reaffirms Safety, Even Among Heaviest Users
Review by 8 International Experts Is the Most Comprehensive Ever
NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new review of aspartame research
-- the most comprehensive ever conducted -- once again has concluded the
widely used sugar substitute is safe, even among its heaviest
users. The review, ...
Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting
Manuel Uribe Garza, thought to be the world's fattest man, had weighed a humongous 560 kg, over half a ton. But he has been able to shed in just over a year as much as 180 kg as a consequence of some well monitored dieting.
Seven fully grown men in all, standing in a line. That was how he...
Depression Weighs Heaviest on the Elderly
As crippling as depression can be for young and middle-age adults, it's truly severe in the elderly, and more often fatal.// And while depression and related illnesses afflict 20 percent of America's elderly, only a fraction are getting the treatment they need.
"Depression kills not just throu...
Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football
...der straps and dense material to protect against sharp, protruding objects.
Organizing the backpack to use all of its compartments. Place the heaviest
items closest to the center of the back.
Not overloading the backpack. A heavy backpack forces the wearer to bend forward.
Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating
...firmly establishes ultraviolet radiation as a human carcinogen," the American Cancer Society's Lichtenfeld said.
"Young women in particular are the heaviest
users of tanning beds, and are at the greatest risk of causing harm to themselves," he said. "This report also puts to rest the argument that tanning ...
Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization
...ts of alcohol a week were hospitalized more days than non-drinkers, and the length of stay increased as weekly consumption of alcohol went up.
drinkers spent 58 percent longer in a hospital than non-drinkers, according to the study.
The study, published online in the Journal of Epidemiolo...
New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction
...ing incarceration, probation, parole, criminal, juvenile and family courts (32.5 percent of the state burden).
"With health care costs by far the heaviest
burden of shoveling up, to attempt health care reform without providing for prevention and treatment of this disease is like trying to make a Reuben s...
Make It Fit America Inc. Offers Virtually Free Fitness Service on 'Make Indiana Fit Day'
...r for Disease Control ranking the U.S. states from heaviest
to lightest. Bick and Johnson launched an initiati...his seriously reduced rate to all residents of the heaviest
15 states across the country. Indiana ranks as the 11th heaviest
on the list.
By joining MAKE IT FIT(TM), Ind...
Heaviest in Medical Technology
Keep Mosquitoes and More Out of Your Yard with Garlic From Garlic Research Labs, Inc.
..., under decks, water in tin cans or depressions in lawns. Generally, four applications are enough for the entire mosquito and tick season. Even in the heaviest
of infestations the gallon size is nearly always sufficient for an entire year for most homes. For those concerned with the smell, the odor disappears...
Heaviest Smokers Face Greatest Risk of Death After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
...lung cancer were studied.
Males older than age 60 were found to be the heaviest
smokers at the time of diagnosis. Patients who smoked more than 61 packs a ...fered to prevent recurrence and spread of tumors, the authors said. And the heaviest
smokers might also be targeted for measures to help them quit smoking.
Heaviest in Medical Products
The Model 614B, 6-Place Fixed-Angle Centrifuge
Description:...duces out-of-balance vibration.
COOL RUNNING: Unique design of the motor housing and rotation chamber allows for cool operation even under the heaviest
VERSATILE: Rotor and tube holder options allow for the spinning of test tubes up to 125mm in length.
LID SAFETY SWITCH:...
Heaviest in Medical Dictionary
...oactive noble gas that is formed from the decay of radium. It is one of the heaviest
substances that remains a gas under normal... National Radon Action M...COMMENDATIONS ... ... chemically inert, but radioactive, radon is the heaviest
noble ... standard temperature and pressure radon is a colorless gas .....
...mation from The NY Times on symptoms and their causes, home care, the doctor visit, exams and tests, ... term morbid obesity refers to ... The heaviest
Man In the World ... Doctors call it morbid obesity . ... Morbid obesity is altogether different. ... Different types of surgery for trea...
Heaviest in Biological News
Four, three, two, one . . . pterosaurs have lift off
...a large-bodied animal needing to produce lots of power at take-off would use four legs instead of two, Habib says: "We put V8 engines in our biggest, heaviest
cars, not V-4s, like the one in my Camry."
Assumption and convention rather than reason or data held sway for centuries, ever since the classica...
Great bustards to be released on Salisbury Plain
...ds on Salisbury Plain on Thursday 25 September as part of an ongoing reintroduction project in the UK.
The globally threatened Great Bustard is the heaviest
flying bird in the world and due to habitat loss and hunting became extinct in the UK during Victorian times. Over the last three years, researchers i...
Lightweight and long-legged males go the distance for sex
...ated by the flightless and nocturnal Cook Strait giant weta Deinacrida rugosa. This cricket relative is found in New Zealand and is one of the world's heaviest
insects with females weighing in at 20 g, averaging twice the size of males. In a field study on Maud Island, New Zealand, published in the September ...
Scientists discover 'giant fossil frog from hell'
...est frog ever to exist. The size and robustness of its bones and its relatedness to the rotund South American forms indicates it was also probably the heaviest
frog to exist.
The size, girth, appearance, and predatory nature of the frog prompted its discoverers to call it the "armored frog from hell." The...
Heavy rainfall on the increase
...xample, the amount of precipitation falling in the heaviest
category has increased over the last 40 years in a... winter, 10mm in a day was sufficient to reach the heaviest
category. For some locations in the north-west Hi...ter were the minimum required to count towards the heaviest
This new, more extensive study, using...
Living with lions
...urnal of Ecology.
The team found that people living closer to the Waza National Park enjoy better access to pastures and water points, but bear the heaviest
losses. These herdsmen said that the benefits of improved grazing and water outweigh the cost of lion kills. Further from the park, depredation decrea...
Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds
... parts of the Mediterranean where major streams of migrating birds congregate. Second, it is among the largest Palaeartic bats and even belongs to the heaviest
aerial-hunting bats of the world. A large body mass (up to 50 g for 45 cm wingspan) is probably a prerequisite for subduing prey items as large as pas...
Elephants, large mammals recover from poaching in Africa's oldest national park
...nd poaching descended upon the region. Since the 1960s, the park's populations of elephants, hippos, and buffalos have declined dramatically, with the heaviest
levels of poaching occurring in 1980s and during the past 10 years since the beginning of the country's civil war in 1996. For instance, the park's on...
Heaviest in Biological Technology
Document Management Inefficiencies Cost Clinical Study Sites Time, Money
...research centers (20 percent) and public or private hospitals (19 percent).
The therapeutic areas respondents worked in spanned a wide range with heaviest
concentrations in cardiology (35.3 percent), internal medicine (26 percent), diabetes (24 percent), pulmonary/respiratory (21 percent) and rheumatolog...
Opus Environmental Introduces Innovative Food Waste Elimination Equipment to U.S. Food Industry
...in the food-service industry.
According to a 2007 study released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, food waste, by weight, is the third heaviest
item which goes into landfills and takes up 30 percent of landfill space. The rotting food in landfills emits methane gas as the food decomposes. Stud...
Minnesota Chiropractic Association Offers Backpack Safety Checklist
...most effectively. Make sure that pointy or bulky objects are packed away from the area that will rest on your child's back, and try to place the heaviest
items closet to the body.
The MCA recommends that parents help children pack their backpacks
properly, and make sure children never carry more th...
Despite the three Gs, the Wisconsin Legislature had a productive session
...ays, alliterative shorthand for high-profile bills dealing with religion, concealed weapons and same-sex marriage.
While those issues commanded the heaviest
headlines, the so-called three Gs werent the biggest story of the recently completed session of the Legislature. The real news is that lawmakers, usua...
Multichannel Pipetting: How to Choose the
...s in weight, length, and design. For example, the difference
between the lightest instrument, the mLINE (Biohit Plc., Finland)
(Figure 1), and the heaviest
is more than 100 g (137 vs 241 g) (Table
1). Usually, the shorter and lighter the pipettor, the more ergonomic
it is to use. However, more importa...