Jan 282016

UCSF News Services
Leslie Z. Benet Receives Highest Honor in Pharmacy
UCSF News Services
Leslie Z. Benet, PhD, a professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, has received the highest accolade bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association. The association announced its 2016 Remington Honor Medal last week, honoring Benet, a professor …

Jan 192016

What you do for love: Romance motivating weight loss?
Did you or are you losing weight to prepare for a wedding or anniversary? Tell your story of how you changed your look for love. Harry Jackson Jr., Post-Dispatch. harry.jackson@post-dispatch.com. Did you or do you plan to lose weight to prepare for

Jan 142016

The old-fashioned pay-as-you-go model for primary care is getting tested anew
A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by frustration with insurance requirements, are bringing "health care for billionaires" to the masses, including people on Medicare and Medicaid, and state employees. It's called direct primary care
The wealthy are ruining American health careAl Jazeera America

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Jan 072016
Capital BlueCross, LeapFrog launch program to rate local health care providers
Central Penn Business Journal
How do patients fare at the hospital? What resources are used in caring for patients? What type of leadership and structures are in place to promote patient safety? These are the questions that a Harrisburg-based health insurance company will start

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Jan 032016
The Best You: Simple steps can jumpstart successful weight loss
Rockford Register Star
If you're inspired to start a weight-loss journey in the New Year, it's best to drop the word “diet” from your vocabulary. That's one of the first tidbits of advice that Jennifer Atterbury shares with patients at Crusader Community Health, where she

Dec 292015

Nutritionist Lola Berry slammed over controversial title of weight loss program
Australian nutritionist Lola Berry has faced a barrage of online abuse from her social media followers over the title of her new four-week weight loss program. Ms Berry released the program, entitled 'Stop Being A Fat Bitch', on her Facebook page on
Lola Berry slammed after launching weight loss program 'Stop Being A Fat B****'Daily Mail
Australian nutritionist criticised over weight loss plan titled “Stop being a The Australian Women’s Weekly
Outrage over 'Stop being a fat bitch' plan by Lola BerryNEWS.com.au

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Aug 052015

Live Science
Weight-Loss Surgery Changes Gut Bacteria
Live Science
Bariatric surgery may lead to long-term changes in people's gut bacteria that contribute to weight loss following the procedure, a new study from Sweden suggests. Researchers analyzed the gut bacteria of 14 women nearly a decade after they underwent …
Extreme weight loss surgery works, but is it thanks to the knife—or the microbes?Science /AAAS
Weight loss surgery benefits for gut microbiome last at least a decadeEurekAlert (press release)

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Jul 302015
Diet Doc's Medical Weight Loss Programs are Capable of Helping Patients Lose
Digital Journal
LOS ANGELES, CA, July 20, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ — Because Diet Doc is a medical weight loss program, they know how the body responds to various foods. They understand that many people find losing weight more difficult because most diets totally …

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May 282015

KCRA Sacramento
Stockton PD asks for help identifying pharmacy burglar
KCRA Sacramento
Stockton police are asking for help identifying a man seen in surveillance video breaking into a pharmacy. The incident happened on May 20 when the man burglarized a pharmacy in the 2000 block of East Mariposa Road, according to Stockton police.

Mar 302015

Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offspring's feeding controls and feelings of fullness did not function normally.