• Dr. Michael Omidi discusses the upholding of the ban against seal products by the European Union. Recently, the World Trade Organization validated the European Union’s 2010 ruling that importation of seal products would be prohibited.  The trade decision was based upon the EU’s belief that seal hunting is inherently cruel to seals, as one of […]

  • Dr. Michael Omidi spotlights Ned Norton, the founder of the free fitness nonprofit Warrior Wheels. The differently abled have to use different sets of tools and supports to negotiate their lives, and while these might have to substitute for the use of either arms or legs, they don’t replace the need for physical strength and […]

  • The desire to initiate weight loss in an overweight loved one can lead to both helpful and not-so-helpful strategies on the part of parents, friends and family members.  When we nag people, use unflattering nicknames or ridicule someone, a child in particular, it can actually cause the person on the receiving end to respond negatively. […]

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European Union Upholds Ban Against Seal Products

Dr. Michael Omidi discusses the upholding of the ban against seal products by the European Union. Recently, the World Trade Organization validated the European Union’s […]

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In the Spotlight: Ned Norton – Founder of Warrior Wheels

Dr. Michael Omidi spotlights Ned Norton, the founder of the free fitness nonprofit Warrior Wheels. The differently abled have to use different sets of tools […]

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The latest studies released by the Center for Disease Control and prevention and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have found conflicting data regarding the severity of the obesity crisis among children and teenagers. Dr. Michael Omidi discusses these studies as well as the different research methodologies. In the desperation to fight childhood obesity, we have attached our hopes to studies indicating that progress has been made in […]

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