Category Archives: Brenda Neugent

Healthy Mothers Less Likely to Have Obese Children By Brenda Neugent

The healthier a woman is before she becomes pregnant, the less likely her baby will develop obesity later in life, according to a new study from British researchers. The University of Southampton’s Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit looked at several different risk factors including obesity. Women with excessive weight gain during pregnancy, smoking status, … Continue reading Healthy Mothers Less Likely to Have Obese Children By Brenda Neugent

Diabetes Remain Stable While Obesity Rates Going Up: By Brenda Neugent

There’s good and bad news on the health front right now. Even though, our waistlines are getting bigger, which is bad news when it comes to cardiovascular disease, new cases of diabetes are remaining stable. Diabetes is being diagnosed more often now than in recent decades, according to a study that appeared in the American … Continue reading Diabetes Remain Stable While Obesity Rates Going Up: By Brenda Neugent

Conservatives Resist Their Party’s Plan To Change Full-Time Status In Affordable Care Act

Just before the Republican-led Congress is set to vote on legislation that would redefine a full-time worker under the Affordable Care Act, conservatives are expressing opposition for their party’s plan.The first major bill of the 114th Congress would change the definition of a full-time worker under Obamacare as someone who works 30 hours a week … Continue reading Conservatives Resist Their Party’s Plan To Change Full-Time Status In Affordable Care Act

Life With Type 2: The Power of Naming

This is not a religious essay, so please don’t take the example below wrong. In Genesis, after God creates Adam, he tells him to go about naming the things that God has created-the animals, plants, and landscapes of the newly made world. Adam runs off, pleased to do God’s bidding, naming stuff right and left.Whether … Continue reading Life With Type 2: The Power of Naming