- Editorial. Beasley, Christine; Warin, Megan // Health Sociology Review;Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p124
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on biomedical understanding of health and another one on obesity.
- Your Weight,Your Health. // Body Bulletin;Mar2002, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p5
Presents questions to determine if extra weight can be considered as a health concern.
- Shape up or ship out? E.B. // Medical Update;Feb96, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1
Reports on a Canadian study published in the December 27, 1995 `Journal of the American Medical Association' that sought to determine the health risks posed by an elevated body mass index (BMI) that is not associated with an elevated waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). Evaluation of patterns of blood...
- Being fat is deadly... // Consumer Reports on Health;Oct96, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p113
Reports on the health problems associated with obesity according to study findings by researchers in New York. Correlation between obesity and death rates.
- Fast Facts. // Medical Economics;2/21/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p13
Presents statistical data depicting the world health status. Number of underweight person; Percentage of overweight persons.
- Public Policy Statement on Obesity and Health. Rippe, James M.; Aronne, Louis J.; Gilligan, Veronica F.; Kumanyika, Shiriki; Miller, Sanford; Owens, Gary M.; Quesenberry Jr., Charles P.; Scherger, Joseph E.; Sigman-Grant, Madeleine // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p34
Presents the public policy statement on obesity and health in the United States. Prevalence of obesity in the country; Description of obesity; Medical treatment of obesity.
- downsize not supersize. Smith, Rand // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Oct2002, Issue 240, p54
Focuses on the prevalence of obesity in Canada. Increase of the number of obese people; Causes of obesity; Suggestions to avoid obesity. INSETS: Cleansing Foods;Widespread Obesity in Canada.
- Can you be fit and overweight? // USA Today Magazine;Nov96, Vol. 125 Issue 2618, p6
Discusses the notion that a person can be fat and fit at the same time. Results of a Cooper Clinic study on mortality rates of fit men, both fat and skinny; Exercise as key to fitness; Views of Cooper director of research Steven Blair about fitness.
- Fit and fat? Sullivan, Dana // Shape;Sep96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p116
Focuses on new research which suggests that carrying some extra weight might not compromise health after all. Findings of a study at the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas that overweight men who exercised regularly lived just as long as men of normal weight; Body Mass Index;...