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3 years 2 days ago

Skinny people eat chocolate

Here's some good news for all you choco-holics out there: a new study indicates those who eat more chocolate, weigh less. The new research suggests that those who ate chocolate more frequently had a lower body mass index. That means a lower weight for their height. Doctors from...

3 years 2 months ago

Getting cash to lose weight

DENVER (AP) -- Insurance company Kaiser Permanente Colorado is offering cash to Coloradans to lose weight and keep it off. Companies have been making similar offers to their employees for years as a way to reduce obesity in the workplace and lower health costs, but Kaiser is taking it...

4 years 8 months ago

Excess weight affects memory

The more an older woman weighs -- the worse her memory. A study out of Northwestern University found for every one point increase in Body Mass Index, a woman's memory score dropped a point. Researchers looked at the brain function and weight of over 8500 postmenopausal women. Those...

4 years 11 months ago

Life expectancy may go down due to obesity

Life expectancy may go down this century because of the obesity epidemic. Researchers at the University of Michigan looked at medical data collected on americans born between 1926 and 2005. They found one out of five adults born during the mid 19-sixties to eighties were obese by the time...

5 years 3 months ago

Free class for teens with diabetes in Pueblo

For teens with diabetes, learning proper nutrition and weight management is imperative to remaining healthy. The Pueblo City-County Health Department is sponsoring a free, 14 week diabetes class beginning in January. It's aimed at teens 13-18. Participants will meet weekly for 90 minutes. Parents are also encouraged to attend. ...

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