Wednesday, February 20, 2013
New principal Mike Maclin has lost more than 140 pounds since the beginning of the school year, according to a KSDK report.
New University City High School Principal Mike Maclin’s job wasn’t the only thing he decided to change for the new school year. The principal, who came to University City High School after serving as the Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District vice principal, started the school year at 395 pounds, KSDK reports. A strict diet has contributed to the loss of 143 pounds, he told KSDK. Watch the full KSDK report to find out how Maclin’s weight loss affected his recent trip to the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. Related stories:
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The procedure involves placing a silicone dual-balloon system in the stomach during a 30-minute outpatient procedure.
Washington University School of Medicine is seeking participants for a weight loss study. The study is for those between 30-100 pounds overweight, Dr. Shelby Sullivan told Fox 2 News. The procedure involves placing a silicone dual-balloon system in the stomach during a 30-mintue outpatient procedure. The balloons occupy space to reduce the capacity for food. Sullivan said the calloons stay in the stomach for six months while participants learn to live a healthier lifestyle with the support of dietitians, doctors and nurses. To participate, call 888-978-8398 or visit ReduceTrial.com to see if you qualify.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around the Mid-County area to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die from…