Families shoulder burden of children's hearing aids
Indiana currently requires health insurers to offer employers coverage for surgical treatment of morbid obesity. It does not require employers to actually provide it. However, state law does requireemployers to provide coverage in more than 20 ...
Indianapolis Star - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:14

Obesity Surgery May Tackle Diabetes
Bariatric surgery, an invasive procedure prescribed to those suffering from morbid obesity, could actually help diabetic patients handle their condition better. A team of researchers at the University of Cleveland, in their new study, have found how ...
American Live Wire - Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:26

Losers share their winning ways
Then multiply that number by 703. Morbid obesity generally begins when the BMI hits 40. Caution: Because BMI doesn't directly measure body fat, some people, such as muscular athletes, may have a BMI in the obese category even though they don't have ...
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:52

Your comments: Should lunch period be optional for students?
With the morbid obesity and diabetes epidemic amongst our youth, it's hard to oppose allowing them to skip lunch. Reed Frost. A while back during my junior/senior yrs I skipped the lunch period for additional AP courses. I had one great teacher who ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 03:50

Why These Women Championed Fat, Then Fought It
300,000 Americans die every year for morbid obesity which is why we fellow weight loss surgery patients started the WLSFA! gaydood March 24, 2014 19:54 we need single payer. Lisa_Kasen March 24, 2014 19:53 @Marty_Leake which is not always the ...
Huffington Post - Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:30

Invest a little time and money on a general health check-up
Morbid thoughts? Perhaps, but I think it's also a practical one. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancer is such a common disease that in many cases, several family members are usually diagnosed with it. The reasons can vary. In some ...
The Star Online - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:29

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez Discusses New Study Showing Link Between Teenage ...
Teenagers who suffer from the medical condition of morbid obesity, or parents who have a teenager who is morbidly obese, and diet and exercise plans have failed, do not delay. Talk to a bariatric surgeon as soon as possible. Obesity surgery is a safe ... - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:09

Let's not mince words – fat can be a death sentence
Morbid obesity is the new slightly overweight and we're all heading to hell in a handcart, not that we can all of us squeeze in, for obvious reasons. The Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, has announced that our society has come to regard ... - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:30

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