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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,...
  • 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...
  • Will Jeb Bush's position on immigration hurt him politically?

  • Obese dads more likely to father autistic kids

    Obese dads more likely to father autistic kids
    Bad news for overweight dads. A new Norwegian study shows that children fathered by obese men had twice the risk of developing autism, according to a CBSNews.com report. The scientists who conducted the research aren't certain yet whether the...
  • Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?

    Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?
    When I was director of the Congressional Budget Office, I was testifying so frequently to the Senate Finance Committee that the chairman granted me a special exception to the committee rules: He allowed me to drink diet soda rather than just water...
  • Some foods considered 'unhealthy' are just the opposite

    When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? There's a good chance the list of foods you imagine includes options that could actually help you reduce stress, prevent heart disease and ward off certain...
  • Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too. In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...
  • 04/07: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Orange Atempo USA LLC, import/export, 11619 Chateaubriand Ave., Orlando, 32836. Magistral Service,...
  • 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,...
  • Medical cost of childhood obesity is $19,000, researchers say

    Are the millions of dollars spent to try to reverse childhood obesity a good investment? One answer might be found in the cost if the condition goes unchecked: about $19,000 per obese child in lifetime medical costs, researchers reported Monday. That&...