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For medical professionals and all others interested in the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity. It is meant for those who wish to educate, share research, c ollaborate...

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Most Recently Shared on April 30, 2010 at 1:23 am By:

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Bill Rice DC, LAc, DCBCN is now a member of the "Obesity Prevention and Treatment Community" http://cot.ag/auOBN0 #obesity

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Latest Radiology Treatments For Obesity

medicalnewstoday.com — “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 127 million (65%) Americans are overweight, obese or morbidly obese, with the rate of morbid obesity rising sharply. AtView full resource at medicalnewstoday.com

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Most Recently Shared on April 4, 2012 at 11:37 am By:

sarasteinmd Sara Stein MD Physician, Doctor, and Psychiatrist

#Obesity Interesting! "Bariatric Arterial Embolization" Minimally invasive radiology embolization of stomach... http://t.co/ATL4fnCI

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Panera Bread® Raises Nearly $70K to Support Fight Against Cancer in NJ

newswise.com — “In its ongoing effort to support the fight against cancer in the communities it serves, Panera Bread® has raised nearly $70,000 through its Community Breadbox initiative to benefit treatment, research, prevention and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. As the designated Community Breadbox Partner for 2011, CINJ was the sole recipient of funds collected in specially-marked coin boxes that sit at the 38 Panera bakery-cafes in central and northern New Jersey last year.View full resource at newswise.com

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Most Recently Shared on March 29, 2012 at 1:31 pm By:

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Panera Bread(r) Raises Nearly $70K to Support Fight Against Cancer in NJ http://t.co/eAxXwcRe

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Medical Advisor Journals - Home of Kyle J. Norton for The Better of Living & Living Health: The prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity

medicaladvisorjournals.blogspot.ca — “Please note that all articles written by Kyle. J. Norton are for information and education only, please consult with your doctor or related field specialist before applying.View full resource at medicaladvisorjournals.blogspot.ca

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Most Recently Shared on March 26, 2012 at 1:21 pm By:

kylejnorton Kyle J.Norton

The prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity http://t.co/CWSBGTnz

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Malaria Journal | Abstract | Management of uncomplicated malaria in febrile under five-year-old children by community health workers in Madagascar: reliability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests

malariajournal.com — “Early diagnosis, as well as prompt and effective treatment of uncomplicated malaria, are essential components of the anti-malaria strategy in Madagascar to prevent severe malaria, reduce mortality and limit malaria transmission. The purpose of this study was to assess the performance of the malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) used by community health workers (CHWs) by comparing RDT results with two reference methods (microscopy and Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR).View full resource at malariajournal.com

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Most Recently Shared on March 26, 2012 at 11:33 am By:

bbbrieger Bill Brieger

RDTs in community appears an effective strategy for improving febrile patient care, reducing use of anti-#malarials http://t.co/h1fATUba

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Questions about colon cancer screening and colonoscopy addressed - Brattleboro Reformer

reformer.com — “Friday March 23, 2012 March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, creating an opportunity to educate the community about the dangers, prevention and treatment of colon cancer.View full resource at reformer.com

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Most Recently Shared on March 26, 2012 at 7:25 am By:

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Questions about colon cancer screening and colonoscopy addressed: Friday March 23, 2012 March is Colorectal Canc... http://t.co/90dku5Wg

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U.S. must recommit itself to ending AIDS, scientifically and financially

news-medical.net — “"There is a lot of optimism now in the community of public health officials and advocates who work on AIDS. ... But, even as we know more, there are still disputes about how best to move forward on both prevention and treatment," commentator Richard Socarides, a former White House adviser under President Bill Clinton, writes in the New Yorker's "News Desk" blog.View full resource at news-medical.net

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Most Recently Shared on March 16, 2012 at 9:42 am By:

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U.S. must recommit itself to ending AIDS, scientifically and financially: "There is a lot of optimism now in the... http://t.co/6WreafDo

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Leadership for Healthy Communities - Linking Policies that Prevent Hunger and Childhood Obesity

leadershipforhealthycommunities.org — “Leadership for Healthy Communities - advancing policies to support healthy eating and active livingView full resource at leadershipforhealthycommunities.org

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Most Recently Shared on March 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm By:

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Leadership for Healthy Communities just released a brief on food insecurity and obesity policy strategies. http://t.co/MaRbAPLm

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Preventing Obesity and Chronic Diseases Through Good Nutrition and Physical Activity

cdc.gov — “Preventing Obesity and Chronic Diseases Through Good Nutrition and Physical ActivityView full resource at cdc.gov

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What If Mental Illness is a Universal Experience? A Path Away from Stigma to Timely Treatment and Prevention | Reporting on Health

reportingonhealth.org — “Reporting on Health is a place where journalists, bloggers and health policy thinkers can share ideas on health reporting, health journalism, health communication and our communities.View full resource at reportingonhealth.org

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Most Recently Shared on March 7, 2012 at 2:26 pm By:

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What If Mental Illness is a Universal Experience? A Path Away from Stigma to Timely Treatment and Prevention | http://t.co/7Oq1waMf

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Mark Hyman, MD: Pharmageddon: Can a New Weight Loss Drug Really Save Us?

huffingtonpost.com — “There is a solution to our obesity epidemic. But it is not at the bottom of a pill bottle. It is at the end of our forks. It is simply more effective than any medication and works better, faster, and cheaper, not just as prevention, but also as treatment for what ails us in the 21st century.View full resource at huffingtonpost.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 27, 2012 at 4:16 pm By:

markhymanmd Mark Hyman, M.D. Doctor and Physician

http://t.co/4ZFYHyZM via @huffingtonpost Big #Pharma has done it again...Is this new weight loss drug really the answer? #bloodsugarsolution

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Mark Hyman, MD: Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

huffingtonpost.com — “My personal hope is that together we can create a national conversation about a real, practical solution for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of our obesity, diabetes and chronic disease epidemic. Getting off wheat may just be an important step.View full resource at huffingtonpost.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm By:

Mark Hyman, MD: Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

huffingtonpost.com — “My personal hope is that together we can create a national conversation about a real, practical solution for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of our obesity, diabetes and chronic disease epidemic. Getting off wheat may just be an important step.View full resource at huffingtonpost.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 18, 2012 at 1:22 pm By:

FrankEves Frank Eves MD Physician, Doctor, and Surgeon

MARK HYMAN, MD: Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat >> http://t.co/A1n8vHPx

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Roswell Park Cancer Institute to Participate in WNY Health Expo | Roswell Park Cancer Institute

roswellpark.org — “BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) invites the community to the 2012 Western New York Health Expo Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Fairgrounds Event Center, Hamburg, NY, from 10am to 3pm. RPCI staff will share information on cancer prevention, risk factors, early detection, treatment and survivorship.View full resource at roswellpark.org

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Most Recently Shared on February 17, 2012 at 9:34 pm By:

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#RPCINews Update: Roswell Park Cancer Institute to Participate in WNY Health Expo http://t.co/Zbh2IAr5

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Diabetes researcher to be honored - San Antonio Express-News

mysanantonio.com — “Given by the Missionary Catechists of Divine Providence, a religious community based on the West Side, the tribute is given to an individual who has made lasting contributions to the Mexican American community. Treviño is founder of the nonprofit Social & Health Research Center, which he said operates the largest National Institutes of Health grant focused on prevention of obesity and diabetes in children.View full resource at mysanantonio.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 9, 2012 at 12:38 am By:

CureT1Diabetes Ellen H Ullman Social Worker

Kudos to Dr. R Treviño #diabetes researcher&physician, 2012 Benitia Humanitarian Award http://t.co/6CA17Nvv Read more: http://t.co/TiKTv6J7

2 months ago...

Community-based Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programs for Children - Diabetes Health

diabeteshealth.com — “Diabetes Health - Complications & Care: Insulin Resistance. Due to the rising rates of diabetes and other chronic diseases related to obesity, children are expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents for the first time in modern history. One in every three children aged two to 19 years is overweight or obese, and one-third of all children born in the year 2000 are expected to develop diabetes during their lifetime.View full resource at diabeteshealth.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 4, 2012 at 2:44 pm By:

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Community-based Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programs for Children http://t.co/2zaWNbs4

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