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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan man who has dropped about 130 pounds bike riding during the past year plans an 8,500-mile ride to cities across the country where obesity is viewed by some as a health problem. Jerry Smith tells WILX-TV (http://...
ATLANTA (AP) — The latest state obesity study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control shows adult obesity rates have remained high across the nation, with Indiana and Michigan in the "very high" range. Overall, more than a third of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. The agency cleared the pill for...
CHICAGO (AP) — A big new study says obesity surgery may increase patients' chances for alcohol abuse. Patients in the study who had gastric bypass surgery faced double the risk for excessive drinking two years later. That's compared with those...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana teens are drinking less alcohol than in the past, but are more likely than their U.S. counterparts to commit suicide, according to a new study of young people's health risks. The Centers for Disease Control and...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World says it is retooling an Epcot exhibit targeting childhood obesity after critics complained that it stigmatized fat kids. The Orlando Sentinel (http://thesent.nl/ylHSlk ) reported that the interactive Habit...
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A British TV crew visited an Indiana city this week to film segments about obesity for a program called "Supersize vs. Superskinny." Producers from the show, which focuses on dieting and extreme eating lifestyles, visited...
Tags: Weight, Weight, Diseases and Illnesses, Entertainment, Health
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of...
South Bend TribuneGreg Gaver is sitting at his family's dining room table in Granger, speaking congenially about his high hopes for his future, when his attention abruptly shifts and his head swivels toward his mother. “Can I have dinner?” the 21-year-old asks...
ATLANTA (AP) — Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says. And an even larger proportion...
MIAMI (AP) — Burger King is trying to revive its ailing empire with a rival's recipe for success. After years of lackluster sales of its Whoppers and fries, the struggling fast-food giant on Monday launched 10 food items in its biggest menu...
ATLANTA (AP) — A cancer diagnosis often inspires people to exercise and eat healthier. Now the experts say there's strong evidence that both habits may help prevent the disease from coming back. New guidelines issued Thursday by the American Cancer...
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