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USDA  Oct 17  Comment 
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today awarded $4 million in grants to establish four regional centers of excellence for research on nutrition education and obesity prevention, as well as a coordinating...
FierceBiotech  Oct 15  Comment 
It took a while, but San Diego-based Orexigen has just earned a $70 million milestone from its deal with Takeda on the obesity drug Contrave.
Times Online  Oct 15  Comment 
Belgium has rallied to the defence of its popular and overweight new health minister after a journalist wondered whether obesity...
Times Online  Oct 14  Comment 
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MedPage Today  Oct 13  Comment 
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New York Times  Oct 8  Comment 
Teenagers who eat dinner with the family two or three times a week may reduce their risk for obesity in young adulthood.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 8  Comment 
Amid growing pressure for healthier food choices, big restaurant chains have been introducing new lower-calorie menu items that could make a dent in the country’s obesity epidemic, according to a new study.
MedPage Today  Oct 6  Comment 
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