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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah officials are hoping to prevent childhood obesity by targeting teen mothers during pregnancy. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/qUzzfa ) 54 percent of the 400 teen moms and 28 percent of the 800...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Obesity, Weight
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has a weighty problem. An annual report from the Trust for America's Health ranks Indiana as the 15th-fattest state with an obesity rate of 29.1 percent. Indiana's obesity rate has increased by 60 percent since 1995,...
Tags: Human Interest, Physical Conditions, Obesity, Ohio, Michigan
HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio animal shelter with an abundance of chubby cats is having a sale on its fattest felines, hoping a discount entices potential owners to take one home. The Capital Area Humane Society says the fat cats are on sale...
Tags: Columbus, Physical Conditions, Ohio, Health
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is preparing to weigh in with new U.S. dietary guidelines next week. So, the Library of Congress decided to take a look back by going into its archives and, with Weight Watchers International, gathering experts...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency says world leaders will discuss efforts to clamp down on junk food marketing to children when they meet in New York on Sept 19-20. The World Health Organization says heads of state will use the U.N. General...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are hoping a new plan aimed at combatting Indiana's high obesity rate can prod state residents to slim down by eating healthier and exercising more. The plan released Friday includes a wide range of goals,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy women are less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis than their slimmer peers, according to a new study. Researchers following more than 116,000 women found that morbidly obese study participants were 39 percent less...
Harry Balzer has been studying what Americans eat for more than 30 years. And when it comes to what we put on our plate, much has stayed the same, says the chief industry analyst of Rosemont-based NPD Group. "I know what people will be eating in 10...
Re "Abercrombie's pitiful pitch," Perspective, May 14 Robin Abcarian is right that Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to make clothes for women who aren't skinny smacks of elitism. However, should we embrace the figures — 5 feet 4 inches and 162...
Zap2itAbercrombie & Fitch's CEO Mike Jeffries has pissed off a whole lot of people with his comments that his clothing company is not geared towards overweight or uncool people. His statements about Abercrombie & Fitch's choice clientele spread like wildfire on...
Francene Ruth Hoeft, 64, of 912 S. Lawson St., No. 3, DUI, first offense, fined $520 and sentenced to 60 days in jail with all of the jail sentence suspended; illegal lane change, charge dismissed. Kristi Beth Beck, 33, of 401 N. State St., speeding,...
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