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Americans are exercising more, but the increased physical activity is having little impact on the rising obesity epidemic, according to researchers from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Classifying obesity as a disease makes the conversation around weight loss for health reasons easier for promoters of the #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Challenge, the Body By Vi Challenge, as they
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) today commended the American Medical Association (AMA) on its announcement officially recognizing obesity as a disease.
Mothers who practice what they preach when it comes to being active and making healthy food choices are more likely to have children who exercise and eat well, according to research published online Tuesday by the International Journal of Obesity.
Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues surrounding childhood obesity.
For many heavy individuals, being overweight is a matter of fat, a world unto itself with deep powerful forces lurking beneath their stigmatizing fat.
The harmful effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) have been touted in recent years. Exposure to the substance, which is used in a wide variety of products, has been linked to fertility issues, asthma and now obesity.
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