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Academic Performance Affected By Obesity In Girls
2014-03-12 04:50:51

According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, teenage girls struggling with obesity could also be struggling with their academics.

2014-03-05 14:27:24

The opening or expansion of a casino in a community is associated with increased family income, decreased poverty rates and a decreased risk of childhood overweight or obesity.

2014-03-05 10:42:02

Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.

2014-02-10 16:26:27

Study authors urge parents to keep kids active and strengthen bones early ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb.

Obesity Starts In Kindergarten
2014-01-30 13:44:15

Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

2014-01-22 23:30:07

Local martial arts school combats adult obesity with information, motivation and exercise. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Travis Tooke, owner of

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes.

2014-01-15 08:27:42

Beloranib trial demonstrates improvements in body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in the largest placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized multiple dose trial performed for obesity to

Weight Stigmas Demotivate The Overweight
2014-01-09 07:46:17

A new study found that presenting people who consider themselves overweight with the conventional stigmas about overweight people caused them to feel less self-control when it came to eating afterward.

2014-01-08 17:09:50

Researchers in Sweden have found an association between a person's fitness as a teenager and their risk of heart attack in later life.


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