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Obese Patients Need More Empathy From Their Physician
2013-04-23 10:02:26

Doctors are less likely to bond or empathize with patients who are overweight or obese, according to a new study published online in the journal Obesity.

Community Gardens Produce Health Benefits 041913
2013-04-19 11:16:36

New research highlights the undeniable health benefits of community gardeners.

2013-04-15 14:04:09

The largest genetic search for "obesity genes" in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.

Entertaining TV Affects BMI Levels In America's Youth
2013-04-08 09:21:20

Following on all the latest research surrounding television influences on children, findings from a new study by researchers at Harvard University indicate that children who are engrossed in what’s on TV are experiencing higher body mass index (BMI) ratings than those who do not find TV that entertaining.

2013-04-05 11:55:15

Individuals who are overweight starting in early adulthood are twice as likely to have chronic kidney disease at age 60 to 64 years than those who are not overweight.

2013-04-01 12:59:43

It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight.

Link Between Obesity And Gases In Breath Could Lead To Obesity Breathalyzer
2013-03-26 10:54:26

A new study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles suggests that breathalyzers might serve to protect certain people from doughnuts and other fatty foods.

2013-03-21 11:33:48

Obesity alone may not diminish outcomes or increase the risk of complications in total knee replacement (TKR) patients.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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