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3 years 9 months ago

Number one killer in the U.S.

Gently pressing down on the piano's pristine keys, the now nearly 46-year old Kim Davis looks radiant and healthy, but she has always felt that way. "You see overweight people all over the place and, you know, sometimes you can dress a package enough that it doesn't look quite...

5 years 2 months ago

More proof of the need for drastic weight loss

New research draws a direct line between obesity and stroke -- and doctors say the heavier a person is, the higher the risk. Higher blood pressure and prevalence of diabetes among obese adults are likely the main causes of that obesity-stroke association. University of Minnesota researchers followed about...

5 years 3 months ago

US obesity rates still high, but not growing

Obesity rates in U.S. adults and children have leveled off. That's a sliver of good news, but the problem remains a nationwide epidemic. Government data released Wednesday show more than two-thirds of adults and almost a third of kids are overweight. The 2007-08 data indicate that earlier signs of a...

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