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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Prescription Weight-loss Drug Use Common in Normal-Weight Adults

Posted by William on August 31, 2012

Although prescription weight-loss drugs are intended for overweight and obese adults (those with a BMI of 27 or higher), new findings show that adults without weight problems are also using weight-loss drugs. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Parental Involvement

Posted by William on February 7, 2012

Parental involvement, through a helper role or as a support system for weight loss, is a common component of treatment for overweight children. However, the role of parents in the treatment of adolescents is less clear. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Products Combining St. John’s Wort and Weight Loss

Posted by William on June 3, 2010

HERBAL “PHEN-FEN”: A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SCAM

Unscrupulous herb distributors have recently been cashing in on the fact that the diet drug fenfluramine has been pulled from the market. There are now many products combining St. John’s wort with either Ma Huang (Chinese ephedra) or phenylalanine being sold as the herbal equivalent of “Phen-Fen” (phentermine and fenfluramine).
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