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'Weight of the Nation' declares war on obesity

3 years agoHealth : The Chart

Efforts to slow the U.S. obesity epidemic have been too slow, resulting in millions of Americans suffering from chronic, debilitating and deadly diseases, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Released Tuesday at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Weight of the Nation" conference, the report outlines critical goals that [...]
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The effectiveness of national, state, and community obesity prevention efforts and policies: New IOM report

Health : Medical News Today (last year)

The United States lags behind other international plans to evaluate obesity prevention efforts, and the country needs to know whether these efforts are having their intended impact, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. ... Read Post

The American Academy Of Pain Medicine Applauds IOM Findings Calling For Major Changes In Pain Research, Care, Education And Treatment

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

For the one of every four American adults who suffers from chronic pain, the findings released today by the Institute of Medicine in its report, "Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education an... Read Post

Women's Advocates Call On The IOM To "Seize This Historic Opportunity" To Help Millions Of Women Suffering From Neglected Chronic Pain Disorders

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Today, leading women's health advocates called on the Institute of Medicine (IOM), through the release of the first Congressionally-mandated report on the state of our nation's effort to eradicate chronic pain, to "seize this histor... Read Post

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