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arthritis young peopleArthritis was once considered an affliction for the older generation. Research now shows that more people in the younger generations are suffering from the disease than previously thought. It is estimated that 30% of men under the age of 65 now experience joint pain while 31% of women under 65 suffer the same ailment. What happened? [click to continue…]

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Obesity is a Disease: Is Treatment Working?

by pharmacy on July 12, 2017

obesity treatmentAlmost four years ago, the American Medical Association (AMA) classified obesity as a disease. The purpose of doing so was to increase awareness in physicians and push insurance companies to cover healthcare costs related to obesity. Understandably so, but was it the right move? Are we seeing any improvement in the rate of obesity in the country? [click to continue…]

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The Diet Industry: Is it all just a lie?

by pharmacy on August 17, 2011

It’s hard to believe that the diet industry rakes in so many billions of dollars a year, but it does. Upwards of $40 billion in the U.S. alone. In the meantime, Americans just keep getting fatter and the number of diabetics keeps growing. Millions of people rush to buy prepared frozen dinners, weight loss shakes, and the latest extract of miracle food the health guru du jour is pushing. Even as the global economy takes a nosedive, the diet industry continues to soar. Why haven’t consumers wised up? [click to continue…]

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