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Anxiety, depression as predictive of poor future health as obesity, smoking – Healio

Study findings published in Health Psychology indicated that anxiety and depression symptoms predicted greater incidence of nearly all medical illnesses and somatic symptoms. Furthermore, the data revealed that anxiety and depression were as strongly predictive of negative subsequent physical health as obesity and smoking, and were even stronger predictors of arthritis. “Anxiety and depression symptoms are strongly linked to poor ...

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Members Move Medicine: Reducing the obesity stigma – American Medical Association

On the move with: Lauren Benning, a medical student at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine who is eyeing a future in obesity medicine. AMA member since: 2016.                What inspired me to pursue a career in medicine: In college, I fell ill, and visited numerous health care providers to discover the underlying cause. At some point, I was told by a physician that ...

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Fat Nation changed how I talk to my patients about obesity. – Slate

photobyphotoboy/iStock/Getty Images Plus The Weirdest Part of This New Meat Allergy Is That We Know What’s Causing It Photoshop Isn’t the Problem. Using Women’s Bodies to Sell Products Is. The Latest Crop of Instagram Influencers? Medical Students. How to Live With Floaters, Those Tiny Ghosts in Your Eyes A couple of years ago, I wrote a purposely provocative post for ...

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Gut microbiota linked to obesity and mental disorders – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The MyNewGut project has discovered new bacterial species and strains in healthy people that seem to be effective against obesity, metabolic and mental disorders related to stress and obesity (e.g. depression). They do so by influencing the endocrine and immune pathways that have an impact on both our physical and mental health. The bacterial strain Bacteroides ...

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Doing Good: American Heart Association's Hydration Stations Battle Childhood Obesity – KNWA

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ELKINS, Ark. (KNWA) — – The link between obesity and heart disease is well documented and healthy habits can help prevent heart disease. The American Heart Association – Northwest Arkansas has partnered with local schools to provide kids with more of what ...

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