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- AMERICANS ARE TOTAL LUNATICS! // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);10/17/2003, Issue 203, p1
This article presents information related to health and wellness promotion in the U.S. The author, a wellness promoter, answers questions about how to lower stress level, enjoy life more and lead a healthier life. According to the author, the need for a wellness perspective would assure low...
- Health care cost increases growing slower. KATHRYN, MAYER // Benefits Selling;Feb2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p12
The article reports that the projected cost increases for health care and medical plans are declining. The Buck Consultants found out that the projected cost increases went down by between 0.2 and 0.6 percent through the first half of 2013. The Buck Consultants asserts that this since 2001, this...
- The Economic Costs Associated With Physical Inactivity and Obesity in Canada: An Update. Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Janssen, Ian // Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology;Feb2004, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p90
The purpose of this analytical review was to estimate the direct and indirect economic costs of physical inactivity and obesity in Canada in 2001. The relative risks of diseases associated with physical inactivity and obesity were determined from a meta-analysis of existing prospective studies...
- THEME OVERVIEW: ADDRESSING THE OBESITY CHALLENGE. Muth, Mary K. // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2010 3rd Quarter, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p1
The article discusses various papers published within the issue, including one by Finkelstein, Strombotne, and Popkin that discusses costs arising from increased healthcare utilization and indirect costs attributed to reduced work productivity associated with obesity, another by Ver Ploeg on the...
- Now is the time to take on the growing obesity problem. Wong, Faye L. // Nation's Health;Jun/Jul2002, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p3
Talks about news coverage of the rising prevalence and cost of obesity in the U.S. Health care costs related to overweight and obesity-related illnesses; Things that public health must do to reverse the trend.
- Study: Obesity costs U.S. $190.2 billion per year. // Modern Baking Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p2
The article reports on a study by Cornell University researchers, which investigated the healthcare costs associated with obesity in the U.S.
- Study predicts half of Wyoming could be obese by 2030. WILCOX, MARK // Wyoming Business Report;Oct2012, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p10
The article discusses a report entitled "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future" which predicts that, if present trends continue, 56.6 percent of Wyoming adults could be obese by the year 2030.
- Who pays for worseness? // Ardell Wellness Report;Fall94, Issue 36, p8
Focuses on the cost of health care in the United States and states that a large portion of every dollar spent by Americans are `hidden costs' earmarked for health care expenses. Percentage of Americans who weigh more than their recommended body weight.
- Fighting the Good Fight. WEBSTER, SANDY TODD // IDEA Fitness Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p7
The article discusses issues pertaining to the article "The Wellness Culture: Self-Responsibility at Last" including a story on the wellness culture and a report on the association of obesity with increase in healthcare spending.