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You know about productive workspaces and productive systems, but how about productive clothing and productive body size?
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
A recently released study on human energy expenditure (“Hunter-Gatherer Energetics and Human Obesity,” Herman Pontzer et al.) has garnered some attention in the media. The reason for all the attention? The study debunks a commonly held belief that our obesity epidemic is in large part due to our decreased physical activity.
Hundreds of medical assistants and CMAs (AAMA) are scheduled to attend the 56th Annual Conference of the American Association of Medical Assistants Sept. 7-10 in Scottsdale, at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort. Attendees can choose from more than 30 topics, including robotic surgery, bariatrics, bullying in the workplace, drug recognition for the medical assistant, and legal issues to avoid in allied health education.
Help is on the way for consumers flummoxed by health insurance forms, but they’ll need to be patient.
As childhood obesity rates continue to rise dramatically, UnitedHealthcare is supporting kids' creative efforts to battle obesity through its UnitedHealth HEROES grant program. UnitedHealthcare awarded more than $4,000 in HEROES grants to in Arizona for youth-led projects that address childhood obesity.
I am one of those annoying people - you know, the ones who love the fresh start of a new year, and always make resolutions. The clean slate, the new possibilities, it's exciting to me. I've seen the eye rolls and heard the deep sighs of those who think it's silly, but I find turning the calendar from one year to the next invigorating.
Children and youths across Arizona once again have the opportunity to become "Health Heroes" by learning about childhood obesity, designing programs to address it and implementing the programs in their communities.
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