New York Times  Nov 25  Comment 
Rhona Applebaum, Coca-Cola’s top scientist, is stepping down, a move that follows revelations that the company had funded research that played down the role beverages played in the spread of obesity.
The Times of India  Nov 24  Comment 
A non-profit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails show the world's largest beverage maker was instrumental in shaping the Global Energy Balance Network. Coke helped pick the...
MedPage Today  Nov 23  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Surgery more common even in those simply overweight
USDA  Nov 23  Comment 
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today awarded $2 million in grants to support research on nutrition education and obesity prevention for disadvantaged children...
MedPage Today  Nov 20  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- What clinicians think about belly fat versus BMI for identifying obesity risk factors
MedPage Today  Nov 20  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- A focus on sleep hygiene can help patients with overall health, too
Forbes  Nov 18  Comment 
Laura Coe shares how emotional obesity is the next epidemic in America.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 18  Comment 
Zydus Cadila has received US health regulator’s nod to initiate phase II clinical trials of Sarolitazar, its new drug for treating high fat levels in body due to diabetes, obesity, and sedentary h...
MedPage Today  Nov 16  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Discrimination complaint calls on HHS to require bariatric surgery coverage
NPR  Nov 13  Comment 
After decades of increases, U.S. obesity rates overall seem to be flattening out, the CDC says. But obesity is rising among middle-aged women, and particularly among black and Hispanic women.

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