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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.
  • Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity

    Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Here are some tips to help families adopt healthy habits, provided by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA:       *Play Every Day/Go Outside: Kids should have at least an hour a day of...

    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?

    Dosing a diabetic cat with testosterone is irresponsible

    Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. -- E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead,...