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Childhood obesity and exercise: how much should my child exercise? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:53pm As we continue the series of  "Childhood obesity: top 10 culprits", we move on to the all-important subject of ... drum-roll please... exercise!  Such a great topic and such a great activity to do.  What other activity can you do that involves strengthening your heart and your body, clears your mind, gets you in a good mood while increasing energ ... Read on »
Effects of childhood obesity How much exercise do kids need? Race, Kids and self esteem Change kids now for their future by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm Exercise may fight off depression and improve self-esteem in overweight children, researchers here said. But according to one key measure, white children seemed to benefit more from exercise than black youngsters, a difference the scientists found intriguing but not easily accounted for. In a randomized trial, heavy kids who exercised for ... Read on »
obesity and exercise by Martin Eastwood Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:03pm Twin studies are an elegant method of resolving complex problems, comparing like with like with one variable different. Exercise is thought to reduce high-risk body fat, but intervention studies are frequently limited by short follow-ups and observational studies by genetic selection. In this elegant study for Finland Leskinen and colleagues s ... Read on »
Teen obesity, exercise, and breast cancer by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Mon 26 Oct 2009 11:03pm This month, October 2009, is  Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  What does breast cancer have to do with  teenage girls? A lot.  Is there a connection between obesity and breast cancer?  Yes.  And now, just as important to know,... a way to help protect teenage girls from developing breast cancer in middle age. It has been shown already that th ... Read on »
Obesity, Exercise May Affect Risk for Key Type of Colon Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 1:00pm Finding could spur doctors to strongly recommend physical activity to vulnerable patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer , Exercise and Physical Fitness , Obesity Read on »
Obesity & Exercise: Study shows a little goes a long way by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: Everyone knows that exercise is good for them. But some that are severely obese say...why bother? Well new research shows that even an hour a week can make a big difference in the way someone that is severely obese feels, acts, and functions. Check out this story at www.revolutionhealth.com entitle ... Read on »
Teen obesity, exercise, and breast cancer by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm This month, October 2009, is  Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  What does breast cancer have to do with  teenage girls? A lot.  Is there a connection between obesity and breast cancer?  Yes.  And now, just as important to know,... a way to help protect teenage girls from developing breast cancer in middle age. It has been shown already that ... Read on »
Lower Health Insurance Premiums Encourage Obese People to Exercise by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 10:07pm Posted on June 14, 2013, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Exercise A health insurance scheme to encourage obese people to get active has been hailed as a success. ... Read on »
Nature vs Nurture: Genetic Risk of Obesity vs Exercise by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 27 Sep 2012 3:00am It's been an interesting week looking at the effect of sugar-sweetened beverages on children , adolescents & adults .  More specifically, in 3 adult populations, there appears to be a link between sugar-sweetened beverages and genetic-predisposition towards obesity.  So while I typically wait for peer-reviewed publication before commenting, ... Read on »
Smoking, Exercise and Obesity - The Big Three by Michael D. Miller Medical Doctor Posted Wed 02 Feb 2011 6:37pm I’ve been working with a Midwestern community for the past 7 months to improve the quality, efficiency, and value of their healthcare - as measured by public health population status, and the cost and quality of medical services.  This experience has  reinforced what I’ve been hearing repeatedly for the 28+ years I’ve been working with healthca ... Read on »