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MedPage Today  Feb 3  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- "One of the fastest growing specialties in medicine"
Forbes  Feb 1  Comment 
At long last, more full-fledged doctors who actually specialize in obesity treatment are arriving. For years, the medical profession has been churning out doctors super specializing in areas that exceeded demand (for example, how many radiologists...
Forbes  Jan 31  Comment 
According to a recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, mothers who are obese during pregnancy run nearly two times the risk of having a child with autism, compared with those who are not obese.
Forbes  Jan 29  Comment 
Acceptance of being overweight is greater today than in 2010 as Americans increasingly see themselves primarily responsible for their own weight, although belief in the role of genetic predisposition is significant and growing. A new report finds...
newratings.com  Jan 29  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - Can weight be controlled by eating fruits? A multi-year study by the researchers of Harvard and the University of East Anglia have found that high levels of flavonoids from fruits will be valuable in preventing obesity. The...
Forbes  Jan 28  Comment 
When most people think about the obesity epidemic, they tend to correlate it with skyrocketing rates of diabetes and heart disease, but a plethora of studies out this week show the adverse effects of being fat may be worse than we thought. The new...
Forbes  Jan 28  Comment 
What is the one thing that a city can do to prevent and control obesity? The answer is to do multiple things simultaneously in a coordinated manner...a systems approach. What do we mean by a systems approach? Take a look at what?s happening in New...
Wall Street Journal  Jan 27  Comment 
Value of soda sales stayed stable last year, despite a decline in volume sold as consumers cut back over mounting concerns about obesity and artificial sweeteners.
MedPage Today  Jan 27  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- But being overweight tied with earlier pubertal development
newratings.com  Jan 25  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) presented its final report to the WHO Director-General Monday, culminating a two-year process to address the alarming levels of childhood obesity and overweight...




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