Tag: obesity

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Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these...

July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations Linked to Being Obese...

CDC: Vast Majority of People Hospitalized for COVID-19 Were Obese or Overweight A significant majority of people who have been...

March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

Top 5 Exercise Motivators for 2021

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

January 4, 2021

Your BMI and What to Make of...

Weight management has become even more important in the era of COVID-19, as studies have indicated that obesity, or just...

September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First Case of Re-Infection; Severe...

World’s First Case of COVID-19 Re-Infection Showed Immune Response, Experts Say The first confirmed case of someone being infected twice...

August 28, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Higher in Patients with...

Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes,...

June 5, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: COVID-19’s Neurological Symptoms; Obesity as...

Headaches and More Serious Neurological Issues Seen in Some COVID-19 Cases, Study Finds New research, which was published in the...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in...

December 27, 2019

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

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