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We live in a world of super-sized handbags. Women can't live without them and actually some of us live out of them. But if you constantly carry an overweight purse, your health is at stake. Doctors are seeing more and more cases of "bag-itis" --...
WASHINGTON (AP) — We know obesity is a health crisis, or every new year wouldn't start with resolutions to eat better and get off the couch. But don't try taking away our junk food. Americans blame too much screen time and cheap fast food for...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Community Health plans to lay out a new educational campaign to combat obesity in the nation's fifth heaviest state. Officials including health department Director James Haverman will unveil the...
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I used to buy into the fact that since humans have opposing thumbs, lack a prehensile tail, and make and use tools that we were somehow superior in intelligence to our pets. Yet the longer I practice and the more I witness, I become more skeptical...
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More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, even obese. At the top of many New Year’s resolutions is the dreaded “D” word – diet. Consumer Reports’ just-released survey of 9,000 subscribers rates more than a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Should all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids....
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...
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...
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...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old third-grader weighing more than 200 pounds has renewed a debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. Roughly 2 million U.S. children are extremely obese — weighing...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old boy taken from his family because he weighs more than 200 pounds (90 kilograms) has renewed a U.S. debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. The boy was removed from his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Having a burger and fries with that workout? Don't laugh. Many Americans talk skinny but eat fat. Research shows that while 47 percent of Americans say they'd like restaurants to offer healthier items like salads, only 23 percent...
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