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NPR  Feb 20  Comment 
A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken and egg" problem.
MedPage Today  Feb 20  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Review suggests bias is often a factor in treatment decisions.
Yahoo  Feb 19  Comment 
The recommendations Thursday from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee also call for Americans to reduce meat consumption and to take sustainability into account when dining. The panel released its report as the Obama administration seeks...
Forbes  Feb 18  Comment 
The popularity of knee and hip replacement surgeries is growing quickly in the U.S., The Washington Post noted last month. Total knee replacement is the sole option for effectively treating some chronic knee problems, MedPageToday stated last...
Forbes  Feb 15  Comment 
Twenty years ago this year, former Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher Dr. Barry Sears published Enter the Zone: A Dietary Road Map, a book that helped change the discussion about diet and health. Against the...
MedPage Today  Feb 10  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- The insurer data breach, obesity treatment failures in primary care, and more.
MedPage Today  Feb 5  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Duodenal switch patients lost more weight, but long-term nutritional and GI problems were worse.
Motley Fool  Feb 2  Comment 
The CDC is doing its best to curb this disease, but a recent Gallup survey suggests that more people have this disease than ever before!
Forbes  Jan 29  Comment 
High blood pressure during pregnancy is increasingly common, largely due to older age and obesity. Although there is widespread agreement that hypertension in these women should be treated when it is high enough to raise the risk of stroke, there...




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