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MedPage Today  Aug 17  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Exposure to antibiotics early in life may permanently alter gut microbes in a way that could increase obesity risk years later, researchers reported.
MedPage Today  Aug 11  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Male mice born to obese mothers displayed cardiac hypertrophy and dysfunction in young adulthood despite being of normal weight themselves, a study reports.
MedPage Today  Aug 10  Comment 
ORLANDO (MedPage Today) -- Young adults who scored slightly higher on an obesity risk assessment scale still had significantly worse dietary habits than those who were at lower risk, researchers reported here.
TheStreet.com  Aug 9  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Obesity is a major problem in the U.S. for both our health and our wallets. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than one-third, or 78.6 million, American adults are obese. This problem leads to...
MedPage Today  Aug 5  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Two obesity advocacy groups took to the pages of the Archives of Internal Medicine this week to castigate a report that questioned the legitimacy of obesity as a disease and cast an unfavorable light on new weight-loss drugs.
NPR  Aug 4  Comment 
In modern buildings, stairs are often stuck in a corner, ugly and hard to find. Now some architects want to return to the days when stairways were grand — focal points that people wanted to climb.
MedPage Today  Aug 1  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Women who are overweight or obese, particularly those becoming so by late adolescence, have an elevated risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Insurance Journal  Jul 29  Comment 
U.S. workplaces may need to consider innovative methods to prevent fatigue from developing in employees who are obese. Based on results from a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), workers who are obese...
TechCrunch  Jul 29  Comment 
 Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program,...
Jutia Group  Jul 24  Comment 
[Business Wire] - UnitedHealthcare and National 4-H Council are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles amon Read more on this. UnitedHealth Group...




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