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How to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity and disease... by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:15am Your children will die younger than you will. That's a scary thought -- and one that's going to become a fact if we keep following the same bad habits of the last 30 years. There's no doubt about it. We're living in a toxic food environment. But it doesn't have to be this way. This week, I'd like to share with you some critical inf ... Read on »
5 Amazing Tips To Fight Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Jun 2013 7:00am By Diana Maria Obesity has become the single biggest epidemic that the human civilization has had to face of late. The sad fact about obesity remains that an increasing number of its new victims are kids who become obese at a young age and end up developing various life threatening ailments even before they have reached adulthood. However ... Read on »
RUC-rolled by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Tue 19 Feb 2013 12:00am A few years ago, I noted that the American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) has a dominant role in suggesting payment levels to CMS.  It raises hard questions about price-setting in the health care sect ... Read on »
Mental Health Update: Expanding Services, But Limiting Access by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Wed 06 Feb 2013 12:00am As I mentioned here last month, government leaders are turning their attention to mental health issues focusing on diagnosis and access to treatment, in particular in the wake of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Con ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity and Psychological Development by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 8:01pm The psychological development of any child that agonizes because of childhood obesity, regardless of what causes the obesity, is likely to be negatively affected. As a pandemic of adult obesity continues to advance unabated because of modernization, urbanization, economic growth and globalization, the children of the world proportionally, and i ... Read on »
Financial pressures, psychology, eating disorders, and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 9:51am The top 5 and 7 reasons on our  Top 10 list  of culprits responsible for childhood obesity are financial pressures and psychological issues.  These days of economic hardships, these two topics seem to go hand in hand along with the  stress factor .  Eating disorders such as bulemia and binge eating (compulsive or emotional) as a cause of childh ... Read on »
Thursday Themes by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Nov 2011 7:10am I've completely exhausted my coping skills. I need electricity. But in an effort to pretend that everything is normal, here's the news Poverty hits an unprecedented level, with 20.5 million Americans living below the poverty line . And 4.4 million live in concentrated centers of poverty -- neighborhoods that have been left behind . But the ... Read on »
The Fields of Psychology by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:52pm The field of Psychology is wide and varied. Lotsa hats, so to speak. Clinical Psychology Clinical psychologists assess and treat people with psychological problems. They may act as therapists for people experiencing normal psychological crises or for individuals suffering from chronic psychiatric disorders ... Read on »
Dwelling Disparities: How Poor Housing Leads to Poor Health by Environmental Health Posted Sat 30 Apr 2005 9:00pm Dwelling Disparities: How Poor Housing Leads to Poor Health Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
27 New And Notable Low-Carb Diet, Nutrition & Health Books To Add To Your Library For September 2009 by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 23 Sep 2009 10:59pm I’ve been busy reading the latest diet and health books to review for you! They’ve been piling up behind my chair long enough now. Over the past few months I’ve been taking a look at all the wonderful new and notable low-carb, nutrition and health books that have been floating around out there which include some outstanding resources along ... Read on »