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  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders, in the future.  Conducted on mice, the study shows that a mother's food intake, particualrly in the third trimester, affects the baby's metabolism.
  • Is Obesity Really a Disease?

    I can’t quite wrap my head around the American Medical Association’s decision to label obesity a disease. Obesity, especially in children, can and often does lead to many diseases, but I’m not ready to equate it with diseases that...

    Should lawmakers create a sales-tax holiday for gym memberships?

    Hospital launches support group as more young people suffer from heart attacks

    Hospital launches support group as more young people suffer from heart attacks
    Carrie O'Connor thought she was a fairly healthy 35-year-old who went on daily jogs and ate well. Then, more than a year ago, she suffered back-to-back heart attacks. The first hit while she was treating herself to baubles at Smyth Jewelers in...

    Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...