3RD SEMESTER SED By BC. Tania De La Torre
3 Making Predictions – Reading Comprehension Virus-Induced Obesity in Humans
Recognizing that a particular adenovirus can cause obesity changes perceptions about this condition and strategies for dealing with it Richard L. Atkinson
In 1998, offıcials of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global epidemic of obesity, recognizing the steady rise in its prevalence in both developed and developing countries since about 1980. Obesity, defıned as a body mass index (BMI in kg/m2) value of at least 30, doubled among US adults from 1980 to 2000, and tripled in children in the United States and other countries, including England, China, Thailand, and …ver más…
The hotel was chosen for the pilot program because of its rich literary and publishing history: It's a few blocks from the Philosophical Society of Newcastle, one of the largest independent libraries in the UK. If it's a success, InterContinental could expand it to other locations, and other hotels might follow its lead. The hotel's Bible-on-a-Kindle initiative has no connection to Gideons, a Tennessee-based Evangelical group and association of Christian professional men founded in 1899. However, the nonprofit group has no reservations about the hotel's program. http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/gaming-gadgets/hotel-bible-kindle/index.html
6 Text 2 Skinny Sweepstakes In the push for achievement, the perfect body is now part of the perfect resume. Deprived of an internal compass, girls compete to be "hottest," turning colleges into incubators of eating disorders. By Hara Estroff Marano, published on January 01, 2008 - last reviewed on June 06, 2012
"I started starving myself when I was 12 or 13," Chloe, an absolute beauty, recalls. "I wasn't overweight, but I wasn't as thin as a lot of my friends. It was just something I noticed." Around that time, "a lot of problems" erupted in her family. "Dieting made me feel like I was in control of something. It was the one thing I knew I could change on my own. I would diet and get positive feedback and feel really good. So I wouldn't eat for a few days at a time."