IF your dad is obese, a new study says the chances are you'll also be obese.
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We’ve all heard the startling statistics about obesity in America: over one third of American adults are obese (almost 36%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Obesity puts us at risk for all kinds of health problems, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. And it doesn’t afflict everyone equally: nearly 50% of blacks...
(1 month and 22 days ago)
Overweight and obese patients might not be the only ones who dread the number on the scale each time they visit the doctor's office.
(4 months and 4 days ago)
A fight at the 4Play nightclub on Chippewa Street early Sunday morning resulted in one woman taken to the hospital with a cut on her face, and possibly a second woman sustaining an injured hand, according to police.A Buffalo woman told police she was cut in the face -- she wasn’t sure what she was cut with -- during a fight that occurred shortly after 3 a.m. at the bar,...
(23 days ago)
Denise Petty, from Walsall, in the West Midlands, was so embarrassed by the incident she resolved to take action.
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The University of New Mexico is "deeply concerned" about a tenured psychology professor who tweeted that obese people don't have what it takes to be doctorate students.
(15 days ago)
The Senate voted 24-16 for its budget Thursday, which will now have to be reconciled with the House's budget. Both chambers cut some from Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposal, but the Senate hewed far closer to it than the House, which had to make deeper cuts because its members refused to extend a sales tax increase. For example, the House offered a 4 percent cut to higher...
(2 months and 30 days ago)
Obese cardiac patients are more likely to survive than their normal weight peers, scientists claim.
(3 months and 3 days ago)
The survey, from Gallup and Healthways, listed Boulder, Colo., as the area with residents least likely to be obese.
(2 months and 9 days ago)
Brazilian law requires FIFA to make seats available for disabled people, which includes the obese.
(3 months and 16 days ago)
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