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One In Ten Americanc Has Diabetes

About ten-percent of Americans are living with diabetes. 

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Obesity Rates Drop For Toddlers

 

There's another sign that childhood obesity may be on the decline nationwide.
 
    A government study finds that obesity among children ages two to five has dropped to 8 percent -- from 14 percent a decade ago. But

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First Lady Wants Ban on Marketing of Junk Food and Soda in Schools

First Lady Michelle Obama is getting behind a proposal to prohibit the marketing of junk food and sodas in schools.

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Getting Serious on Obesity

Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight.

The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds

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Moscow Train Tickets Cost Squat [VIDEO]

With Bristol County recently weighing in as the most obese of Massachusetts' counties, maybe its time we look to other countries for a solution- starting with Russia!

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Researchers Have Found a Link Between Smartphones and Obesity

A new study is uncovering a link between smartphones and obesity.

Kent State University researchers say college students who use their phones for the majority of their waking hours have much lower fitness levels than those who don't

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Overeating is Learned as a Baby

If you ate too much at your Fourth of July cookout, there's a chance you picked up the habit early in life. A recent study has found overeating may be learned as a baby. Researchers at BYU found that babies who were fed formula were two-and-a-half times more likely to become obese toddlers than babies who were breastfed for the first six-months

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Voc-Tech Students Resort to Smuggling Chocolate Syrup



Concerns about childhood obesity have prompted state and federal mandates, eliminating flavored milk from public school meals.

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New Research Reveals That Obesity Can Actually Drive You Crazy

Most of us are fully aware that obesity causes all sorts of health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, but now shocking new research shows that being overweight can actually lead to insanity.

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