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Childhood obesity (Παιδική παχυσαρκία) by Maria Verivaki Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Apr 2012 10:05pm Throughout my blog, I have shown to be highly critical of parents who do not teach the value of good nutrition to their children. I am especially saddened by what I see or hear through my children about what goes into some chidlren's school lunchboxes, especially since Crete reputedly has Greece's fattest children and Greece is apparently the ... Read on »
Book review: "Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge" (long book - long review) by h2cm Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 8:15am Happy New Year to everyone! Last spring I requested a book for review and received three c/o and with thanks to Jones & Bartlett Learning Nursing. Finally, I've picked up the second - and about time it seems - as on this first day of 2014 the publishers are planning the 3rd edition. This book provided a break from virtual matters being a door- ... Read on »
GLOBAL CANCER SURGE... by Barmac Posted Thu 06 Feb 2014 6:01am Global cancer surge fuelled by alcohol, smoking and obesity predicted by WHO World Health Organisation experts issue timebomb warning and say key is prevention, possibly including tax on sugared drinks According to the Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/feb/03/alcohol-sugar-smoking-fuel-cancer-surge?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619 ... Read on »
Cheap Soap Opera Political Antics Again With Newt Gingrich Suggesting to Force Kathleen Sebelius out of HHS And Other Extra Ordi by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 4:56pm When as a patient you are sick, do you care about whether you are a right or left winger, I would venture to say most of us put that on the back burner when needing care.  Here we go again, one more OMG story and Mr. Gingrich is at it again and lack of consumer IT literacy is sticking out once more. I think that’s what happens to these folks ... Read on »
Parent Diet Choice Knowledge Doesn’t Prevent Child Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 10:48pm ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2012) — A study of the families of 150 preschoolers suggests that parents of healthy-weight and overweight preschoolers are generally well aware of dietary risk factors that fuel childhood obesity. The research, conducted by the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and All Children’s Hospital in Florida, suggests that awar ... Read on »
PETS AND HUMANS SHARE DISEASES by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Dec 2012 12:00am Before we get into pet-related matters, Helpful Buckeye would like to take a moment to honor and remember one of our all-time great jazz musicians, Dave Brubeck, who passed away this week.  Way back in the early 1960s, Helpful Buckeye was beginning to appreciate the "new" style of jazz as played by Stan Getz, Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, Ha ... Read on »
AUB joins forces with Nestle to fight obesity among Lebanon's schoolchildren through research by Paty M Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 12:00am We should have such influential research work more often! I couldn't but post this, it's retrieved from AUB's website, enjoy! AUB joins forces with Nestle to fight obesity among Lebanon's schoolchildren through research The collaboration also entails a three-year research aspect, to be conducted by AUB Both established in 1866 ... Read on »
President Hugo Chavez said Tuesd ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:24pm President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday his government will nationalize Venezuela's privately owned hospitals and clinics if they fail to reduce health care costs. "If the owners of the private clinics don't want to obey the laws, then the private clinics will be nationalized," Chavez said in a nationally televised speech. "Th ... Read on »
Causes of Obesity by Martin Eastwood Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 5:37am Obesity is a very busy topic. This review in Critical Reviews in Food science and Nutrition makes a thorough evaluation of the 10 putative contributors to the obesity epidemic. The review is comprehensive and well worth reading The obesity epidemic is a global issue and shows no signs of abating, while the cause of this epidemic remains unclear ... Read on »
Yourwellness Magazine Considers Modern Diet’s Impact On Obesity And Diabetes by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Oct 2013 3:00am With an upcoming medical innovation summit exploring ways to tackle obesity and diabetes, Yourwellness Magazine explored whether the modern diet may be to blame for the rise in both conditions. From October 14th to October 16th 2013, Cleveland Clinic’s 11th Annual Medical Innovation Summit will bring together more than 1,000 executives, i ... Read on »