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Category: Obesity

Jul 2, 2018

Culture of Obesity--Part 2 of 2

Culture of Obesity – Overeating vs. Undereating. Part II of II Carolena Trocchia, MD1 Student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Carolena Trocchia, MD1, originally from Long Island, NY, is a first-year medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Carolena received an undergraduate degree in science from Stony Brook University and a Masters degree […]

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Jun 25, 2018

Culture of Obesity - Part 1 of 2

Culture of Obesity – Overeating vs. Undereating. Part I of II Carolena Trocchia, MD1 Student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Carolena Trocchia, MD1, originally from Long Island, NY, is a first-year medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Carolena received an undergraduate degree in science from Stony Brook University and a Masters degree […]

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Jul 10, 2017

Stand while working!

Standing while studying, working, reading … good for children and adults to learn, work and be healthier! I think we would all agree, technology is a wonderful thing. However, like all good things, it comes at a price. Students and workers alike are suffering from the many physical effects of sitting for too many hours. […]

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Feb 9, 2015

Exercise to Enhance your DNA

Born on February 12, 1809, in the small town of Shrewsbury, England, Charles Darwin circumnavigated the globe on the HMS Beagle at the young age of 22 to make keen observations and document findings in unparalleled detail. He spent the next three decades analyzing his data to support a thesis and published his findings inarguably […]

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Sep 16, 2013

Kids, Computers, and Childhood Obesity

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Obesity in America has become an epidemic and in contemporary society, this problem cannot be effectively addressed without recognizing the impact of computer technology on obesity. Computer technology has made our lives much easier. Computers allow us to communicate with each other faster, book vacations, shop in stores, visit […]

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Apr 1, 2013

Obesity Symposium Part 3 of 3: Bariatric Surgery

In an effort to address the Keystone State’s growing problem with obesity, TCMC with host the 1st Annual Keystone Program – Obesity Symposium 2013 on April 6, 2013. The World Health Organization has classified obesity as a chronic disease and determined that it is reaching epidemic proportions, not only in the United States, but globally. […]

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Mar 25, 2013

Obesity Symposium Part 2 of 3: Bariatric Surgery

The Commonwealth Medical College presents: The 1st Annual Keystone Program “Obesity Symposium 2013”  In an effort to address the Keystone State’s growing problem with obesity, TCMC with host the 1st Annual Keystone Program – Obesity Symposium 2013 on April 6, 2013. The World Health Organization has classified obesity as a chronic disease and determined that […]

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Mar 18, 2013

Obesity Symposium Part 1 of 3: Childhood Obesity

The Commonwealth Medical College presents: The 1st Annual Keystone Program “Obesity Symposium 2013” In an effort to address the Keystone State’s growing problem with obesity, TCMC with host the 1st Annual Keystone Program – Obesity Symposium 2013 on April 6, 2013. The World Health Organization has classified obesity as a chronic disease and determined that […]

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Jan 21, 2013

Studies Show that Sitting is Unhealthy

Mim Joseph, a librarian retired from the North Pocono School District, is someone whom I have held in high regard for many years. She has been retired from her career for many years but has not retired from life…she is open-minded, intellectually curious and reads incessantly. She remains active despite some recent health issues and […]

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Sep 10, 2012

Childhood Obesity Damaging to Bones & Joints

  Guest Columnist: Janet Caputo, PT, DPT, OCS September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month! As a child, I was a “chubby” and I still struggle with my weight.  I preferred playing indoors with Barbie dolls while my “skinny” cousins played softball and rode their bikes.  My parents, remembering many nights when they went to […]

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