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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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Top Obesity (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Pay attention to those aching feet to protect your mobility

    You're not alone if you've developed pain in your feet since the temperatures outside have dropped. "Colder weather makes you realize there's a problem," says Dr. Jim Ioli, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. "You're no...
  • Fat and healthy is a myth, new study says

    Fat and healthy is a myth, new study says
    So your body mass index says you're obese, but you don't have "pre-diabetes" - a mix of factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and high glucose levels that indicates you're on the road to metabolic illness. And you're thinking you've beaten the...
  • Could a procedure alter hunger and cure obesity? Maybe, study says

    Could a procedure alter hunger and cure obesity? Maybe, study says
    A medical procedure that treats bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract has an unexpected - and, for some patients, quite welcome - side effect: It makes them lose weight. That procedure, called left gastric artery embolization, may just be the...
  • Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential

    Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential
    The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
  • Help your kids beat a host of weighty issues

    Source: NIH News in Health Kids face a lot of challenges as they grow up: Learning how to make and keep friends, get homework done and have fun while staying safe. But children today are now confronting a growing, oversized problem that puts them at risk...
  • Ridiculous 'war on cola'

     Ridiculous 'war on cola'
    I guess I wasn't surprised by your recent editorial slamming colas and other sugary beverages ("A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). It's obvious you firmly believe that no one is ever responsible for anything that happens in his or her life because it's...
  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors
    In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain. It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...
  • Horizon Foundation should spend its money closer to home [Letter]

    The Columbia Flier noted, recently, that the multimillion dollar Horizon Foundation, whose purpose is to address local Howard County health issues, spent $40,000 on ads to convince Coca Cola to amend its advertising of sugary drinks. The Horizon...
  • Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats

    Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats
    Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive. "This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
  • Study links obesity and early breast development in girls

    Study links obesity and early breast development in girls
    Epidemic obesity rates are the "prime driver" in a nationwide trend toward earlier and earlier breast development in young girls according to new research. In a paper published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that the average age...
  • Ancestors' exposure to DDT may contribute to obesity, study says

    Ancestors' exposure to DDT may contribute to obesity, study says
    Exposure to the pesticide DDT could be playing a role in high rates of obesity three generations later, a new study says. Scientists injected pregnant rats with DDT and found no change in their levels of obesity or their offspring. But by the third...