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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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  • No appetite for supersize soda ban in South Florida

     
    Wrote my Sunday print column about whether New York City's looming ban on supersized sodas in certain eateries would spark a similar movement in South Florida. Fortunately, it seems there's no appetite for any such thing among the South Florida...
  • Obese Drivers at High Risk in Cars

     
    A new study by the Emergency Medicine Journal finds that overweight drivers are between 20 and 80 times more likely to die in car crashes than individuals with a "normal" body mass index below 30. As if we needed more...

    Long Commutes Can Wreck Marriages, Health

     
    Any regular KickingTires reader knows that I love to complain about my daily commute. That???s mainly because of my love of complaining more than my disdain for long, slow drives in gridlock while sitting in test cars. I am, after...

    Heart Attack Grill spokesman dies

     
    Blair River, the 575-pound spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill in Chander, Ariz., is dead, at the age of 29. The Heart Attack Grill earned itself some notoriety (including a report on CBS Sunday Morning) for being, as the USA...

    Childhood obesity summit livecast

     
    Starring!Dominque Dawes, Carla Hall ("Top Chef All Stars"*) and Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and senior policy advisor for healthy food initiatives Special unexpected guest star: Bob Ehrlich! Here's the link to the livestream, which starts Tuesday...