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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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  • Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation

    Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation
    A new children’s book by an Orlando physician is working its way into children’s hearts. “Your Amazing Heart,” (IHB Publishing) written by Dr. Edwin Lee is gearing up for its Amazon debut Feb.18. As part of National Heart...
  • Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight

    Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight
    WASHINGTON — The way nutritional information is displayed on food is “simply not acceptable,” First Lady Michelle Obama declared on Thursday as she endorsed an administration effort that would force the food industry to more clearly...
  • Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol

    Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol
    Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....
  • Cutting Down On Childhood Obesity

    Obesity is the nation's No. 1 health problem. It increases the risk of a panoply of health problems, from coronary heart disease and stroke to Type 2 diabetes and several types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
  • Beware of friends and the night if you're dieting, study says

    Beware of friends and the night if you're dieting, study says
    If there’s no caramel cheesecake, you are not likely to eat any. But plop one down on a table among a group of friends and forks are likely to come out. That’s a simple scene that embodies some of the complex mechanisms that make it so hard...
  • California, back off the nanny-state warning labels on sodas

    Soda consumption is down nationwide, to per capita levels last seen in 1987. It’s even down among kids. As word gets out about the empty calories in soft drinks, people have been getting the message. Such changes come slowly, but they happen....
  • California lawmaker proposes adding health warning labels to sodas

    SACRAMENTO — Citing studies linking soda to obesity, a state lawmaker and medical experts proposed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday that sugary drinks sold in California carry health warning labels similar to those on cigarette packs. They want...
  • La Caņada area not hit hard by flu season

    Despite grim statistics released Friday by the California Department of Public Health that show a spike this year in flu-related deaths, local health officials say all seems to be well throughout the community and in the La Caņada schools. The state...
  • Health warning labels proposed for soda sold in California

    SACRAMENTO -- Citing studies linking soda to obesity, a state lawmaker and medical experts proposed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday that would require sugary drinks sold in California to have health warning labels similar to those on packs of...
  • TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns

    TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns
    Warning: Owning a television may be hazardous to your health. Ditto for owning a car, though not quite as much. And the less money you have, the more dangerous the devices become, according to a new study. In the United States, Canada and other...
  • Obesity in young American children plummets

    Americans are still carrying too much weight, but a new federal study offers a glimmer of hope amongst the nation's smallest eaters: Between 2003 and 2012, obesity among children between 2 and 5 years of age has declined from 14% to 8% -- a 43% decrease...