Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Two New Drugs May Help In Fight Against Obesity

Two New Drugs May Help In Fight Against Obesity
NPR (blog)
Most of us who have tried to lose weight are familiar with that: Hormones are released to stimulate appetite, and metabolism slows down in order to conserve energy, adding up to an unfortunate recipe for regaining weight. ... "Patients must ...

Emotional readiness is key to lifestyle change for weight loss
Grand Forks Herald
Emotional readiness is key to lifestyle change for weight loss. To drop unwanted pounds, you have to be ready to make the changes that are needed to lose weight and keep it off, according to a nutritionist at Altru Health System in Grand Forks. And ...

How to lose weight, start the diet on a Monday
Losing weight is something that most of us will go through at some point or another, and new research has revealed that starting a diet on a Monday may just be the answer to weight loss. The survey, commissioned by LighterLife has illustrated that 54 ...


12-Week Christmas Party Diet
Huffington Post UK
A diet beginning on September 24 allows party-goers sufficient time to lose weight the healthy and sensible way over a 12-week period, so by the time Christmas celebrations are in full swing, they will have achieved their winter weight-loss goals ...

Alec Baldwin Lost Weight To Curb Pre-Diabetes, Not To Impress At Emmys
alec baldwin emmys weight loss Were we the only ones who noticed how great Alec Baldwin looked at the Emmys last night? Alec's commitment to his diet and exercise plan has certainly paid off: he's lost 35 pounds in an effort to become healthier. With ...

Diet Pills can reduce life instead of weight loss
Obesity Campaign UK
Nowadays more and more women are buying diet pills online in a hope to lose weightbut unfortunately many don't realise that they are playing with their health. In a recent such case, lady named Michelle was using drug called Ephedrine to speed up her ...

Obesity Campaign UK

The Checkup: Want to Lose More Weight? Exercise Less
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Sure, an hour or more of slogging on the Schuylkill is good for your health, but new research shows that to maximize your weight loss, less may be more when it comes to exercise. A team at the University of Copenhagen used a group of sedentary ...

Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

Women Over 40: Are You Doing All the 'Right Things' but Still Not Losing Weight?
Huffington Post UK
Of course, exercise has many health benefits, but if you are relying on exercise alone to lose weight, you will be sorely disappointed. ... Most people stop the diet and they gain back theweight. For many ... More weight-loss tips from HuffPost UK ...

Debt and diet: Don't let your money go to waist
Chicago Tribune
According to the "F as in Fat" report by the Trust for America's Health, Michigan is the fifth fattest in the nation with 31.3 percent of us obese, with a body mass index of more than 30. On the other hand, a 2011 analysis of ... If you've managed to ...

Liking It or Not, States Prepare for Health Law
New York Times
Given that the health care overhaul remains a lightning rod — just last week, Oklahoma revised a lawsuit against it — even the most tentative discussions about carrying it out in Republican states tend to take place behind closed doors or ...

New York Times

Romney and Health Care
MITT ROMNEY: Oh, sure. Look, it doesn't make a lot of sense for us to have millions and millions of people who have no health insurance and, yet, who can go to the emergency room and get entirely free care, for which they have no responsibility ...

Prescription for health insurance
Patient Protection/Affordable Care Act was a waste of time as it failed to deal with the real cost ofhealth care. I recently came across a plan, which is as follows: (1) Providers would have to publish prices charges and reimbursements from insurance ...

Health care law's impact on businesses varies
WASHINGTON -- Companies specializing in driving down spending on health care, whether through electronic records, preventive care or consolidating services, are turning out to be the biggest winners from the 2010 health care law. Investors, analysts ...

Calculating The Cost Of Health Care Premiums
As you can see, implementation of the insurance part of health care reform will be a complicated mess. The only happy people will be the ... Despite this worry, implementation of the Affordable Care Act needs to continue. Why? I mention the “good parts ...

Rationing Health Care to Control Costs
New York Times
The Affordable Care Act deserves a solid “A” for including virtually every cost control idea anyone has come up with — limits on tax breaks for employer-sponsored health insurance, accountable care organizations, bundled payments, comparative ...

States Opposing Obama Health Care Law Prepare For Its Implementation
Huffington Post
An organized group of people went to the home of the President of Anthem in VA and thanked him for the rebate checks they got...his neighbors called the police and told them HE didn't want those kind of people in his neighborhood...there it is "Those ...

Health care law ensures consumers get clear, consistent information about ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Insurance companies and employers are now required to provide consumers in the private health insurance market with a brief summary of what a health insurance policy or employer plan covers, called a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC).

Health insurance contributions at the heart of Chicago Symphony Orchestra ...
The Classical Review
Management is holding firm to their demand that CSO musicians increase their contributions to their health insurance. Currently CSO musicians pay 5% of their health care premiums while the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association picks up 95%.

The Classical Review

Mitt Romney, On 60 Minutes, Cites Emergency Room As Health Care
By The Huffington Post News Editors
WASHINGTON -- Downplaying the need for the government to ensure that every person has health insurance, Mitt Romney on Sunday suggested that emergency room care suffices as a substitute for the uninsured. "Well, we do provide care for people who don't ... Getting rid of high numbers of inefficient emergency room visits was actually a key goal of Romney's health care reform in Massachusetts, as he noted in his book "No Apology": After about a year of looking at data -- and not ...
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Mitt Romney: Don't Have Health Care? Call Ambulance and Hope ...
By Adele M. Stan, AlterNet
The CBS News program featured interviews with both Romney and President Barack Obama about their visions for the country. (Video on the last page of this story.) While Obama took some lumps at the hands of interviewer Steve Kroft for ...

Romney: Health care 'through emergency rooms' is sufficient | The ...
By Kay Steiger
On a Sunday interview with CBS' “60 Minutes,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney claimed that the poor already have health insurance because emergency rooms are obligated by law to treat anyone who comes in. “Does the ...
The Raw Story

Medical liability and health care quality - Overlawyered
By Walter Olson
Medical liability and health care quality. by Walter Olson on September 24, 2012. New research by Michael Frakes of Cornell: “I estimate a small and statistically insignificant relationship between malpractice forces and two metrics of ...

Access to Women's Health Care | Think | KERA
By Jeff Whittington
How important is healthcare for women to the welfare of the nation? We'll spend this hour with women's health advocate Sandra Fluke.

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