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Insurance Journal  Jul 14  Comment 
The MGIS Companies and Stevens & Lee have launched Surgi-Protect, a malpractice insurance program designed specifically for bariatric surgeons and their specific practices. With more than 35 percent of Americans suffering from obesity, which was...
MedPage Today  Jul 11  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- There's good news and bad news for two groups that the CDC keeps tabs on regarding obesity.
New York Times  Jul 11  Comment 
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: croquet gear from a hurricane’s splinters, fair weather continues, and a drop in student obesity.
Cellular News  Jul 11  Comment 
Childhood obesity is one of the top public health concerns in the United States, with 32 percent of youths aged 2-19 classified as obese as of 2012. As health problems such as childhood obesity grow, individuals and organizations have taken to...
Forbes  Jul 9  Comment 
America's fat obsession is raging again this week, what with baseball star Prince Fielder having the audacity to get nude and Stanford University researchers engaging in the "exercise vs. diet" tennis match. Your serve, diet.
New York Times  Jul 7  Comment 
With the rise in obesity, more women who are pregnant, or trying to conceive, face added health risks, and sometimes the biases of doctors.
NPR  Jul 2  Comment 
Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.
DailyFinance  Jul 1  Comment 
GI Dynamics, Inc. (ASX: GID), a medical device company developing innovative treatments for type 2 diabetes and obesity, announced that Mark C. Twyman is leaving his position as chief commercial officer, effective...
TechCrunch  Jul 1  Comment 
 American children spend five to seven hours per day staring at screens, TV and otherwise, according to data published by the National Institutes of Health. This leads to increased risks of weight gain and obesity, anxiety, depression, and...
JCN Network  Jun 30  Comment 
Missing Protein Explains Link Between Obesity and Diabetes




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