66 % of adults in the usa are overweight or obese.

A person’s waist size is a predictor of heart health Increasing the growing evidence that a person’s waist size is an important indicator of heart health, a study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess INFIRMARY has discovered that larger waist circumference is connected with increased risk of center failure in middle-aged and older populations of men and women. The findings, published on the web in the April 7 Rapid Access Statement of the journal Circulation: Heart Failure , showed that increased waist size was a predictor of heart failure even though measurements of body mass index fell within the standard range.Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an unbiased news service editorially, is a scheduled system of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

PRESS RELEASE Alexandria, Va., March 17, 2015 — The Academy of Managed Treatment Pharmacy today announced the election of four people to the AMCP Board of Directors. The people will become sworn in on Thursday, April 9 at AMCP's 27th Annual Meeting & Expo in NORTH PARK, California.