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U.S. Waistlines Keep Expanding

Americans' waistlines are getting bigger. A new study finds the average American has a waistline of almost 39 inches.

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“Fat Shaming” Has Adverse Effects

Making people feel guilty because of their weight is actually more detrimental to their health.

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Is Sugar The Cause Of Obesity?

Sugar appeases our sweet tooth and makes our food taste so good. Do you think too much of a good thing can be harmful?

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Activists Want Warning Labels On Soda

America's anti-soda activists want legislation that would require warning labels on soda and other sugary drinks.

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30 Percent Of The World Is Now Fat

A new global analysis says almost a third of the world is fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades.

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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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