Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 16th, 2000
Lorna Hayward, EdD, MPH, PT, assistant professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, who was the principal researcher on two obesity studies, said, "The studies demonstrated that there is a need for a long-term approach," said Hayward. "Once people feel better about themselves, other health indicators could change."
A complex health behavior that is difficult to treat, obesity affects quality of life and is...
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