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The American Medical Association believes there should be a law requiring schools to teach children what causes obesity and how to prevent it.
They're everywhere -- in magazines, on the Internet, on television—people with super-thin bodies who are presented as having the ideal body form.
A recent study has found that, of people who have been newly diagnosed with diabetes, those with a normal body mass index (BMI) experience a higher mortality rate.
Simple interventions are successful in those from all racial/ethnic groups, educational levels
New research has found that weight training is linked with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications.
In a Perspective article appearing in this week's New England Journal of Medicine, public health researchers examine how recommendations in a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)—"Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation"—square with American's opinions about the obesity epidemic.
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