Yahoo  Dec 15  Comment 
Federal and state officials are growing alarmed over the mounting share of government-provided health care going toward treating obesity as the number of overweight Americans continues to rise. In the ...
NPR  Dec 11  Comment 
Young kids who don't get enough shut-eye, or who are noisy breathers when they doze, are more likely to have weight issues as adolescents, a British study suggests.
Forbes  Dec 10  Comment 
For a half century, suburbs have been blamed for just about everything --- from racial division to obesity and even global warming. Yet desperate as life in the burbs is said to be, the majority of Americans -- and roughly 85% of those in...
GenEng News  Dec 9  Comment 
Obesity continues to rise despite the abundance of diets, exercise regimens, and even surgical interventions. Another obesity-suppressing possibility is anti-obesity pharmacotherapy, which has started to show promise after languishing for years....
New York Times  Dec 8  Comment 
Increasing obesity rates, inactivity and older maternal age are contributing to the rise in hypertension and, consequently, strokes, experts say.
Benzinga  Dec 8  Comment 
A recent report by Bank of America focused on investment themes for a changing world. One of the areas that the report identified as a source of change is the growing obesity epidemic. This problem is not just an American problem, and Bank of...
MedPage Today  Dec 5  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Obesity is also tied to a 19-year reduction in healthy life years.

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