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THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN

Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. The word Halloween is a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening also known as Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve. Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting “haunted houses” and carving jack-o-lanterns. Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America in […]

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HALLOWEEN BLUEBERRY EYE BALL JELLY – A HALLOWEEN RECIPE TREAT

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After obesity surgery, more patients returning for another

By CANDICE CHOIFebruary 28, 2020 In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 photo, Dr. Neil Floch, second from left, performs gastric bypass surgery laparoscopically, using monitors to guide him at Nuvance Health’s hospital in Norwalk, Conn. Obesity surgery is becoming a more common way to lose weight, and so is the likelihood of patients getting a […]

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INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE OUTCOMES FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS WITH SLEEP APNEA

People who have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea could be at increased risk of adverse outcomes from COVID-19, according to a study from the University of Warwick. Many of the risk factors and comorbidities associated with sleep apnea, such as diabetes, obesity and hypertension, are similar to those who are associated with poor COVID-19 […]

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HOW TO CARVE A HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN

Purchase a pumpkin from a local store or make it more exciting and take the kids to a pumpkin farm. Select the pumpkin of your choice making certain that it is a good size and has very little visible damage marks. On the top of the pumpkin draw a circle around the stem. Make sure […]

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SPOOKY PIZZA… Our Halloween Recipe

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TRICK (YOURSELF) OR TREAT (YOURSELF). The choice is yours…

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DRESS UP YOUR FOOD THIS HALLOWEEN

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YWM2020 – VIRTUAL: THAT’S A WRAP, SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

THE OBESITY ACTION COALITION (OAC) IS PROUD TO HAVE HOSTED YWM2020 – VIRTUAL and thankful for having the opportunity to redefine education, advocacy and support through our virtual series. Our virtual platform allowed us to connect with thousands around the world and provide the quality and science-based education that Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO is […]

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HALLOWEEN & COVID-19

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