Worldwide, there has been a startling increase in rates of obesity and overweight in both adults (28 percent increase) and children (up by 47 percent) in the past 33 years, with the number of overweight and obese people rising from 857 million in 1980 to 2.1 billion in 2013, according to a major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease.
Measure food portions and provide daily exercise to keep your furry companions in shape, vet advises.
Major strides have been made in mental health treatment and the stigma surrounding mental illness, but there’s still more ground to cover.
Steven Kazley, Orthodontist.
He sees it as a new trend — aging boomers want to see dimensions of physical, spiritual, intellectual and social environment in any place they are going to live.
Director of the Wilmot Cancer Institute explains how local research has helped fight cancer.
Study suggests they may be three times more likely to develop brain disease than more trusting folks.
Most fertility centers no longer consider egg freezing experimental and classify it as elective. Cost of banking eggs ranges from $5,000 to $6,000, plus medication and storage fees.
About half of women experience post-partum urinary incontinence, and between 10 and 25 percent of women experience some symptoms of anal incontinence for three to six months after delivery. About 10 percent of women experience both.
Some women more prone to low bone mineral density, which may lead to osteoporosis.
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