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on Tue Aug 19 9:25 AM

the suburbs make you fat : TreeHugger

TREEHUGGER

Well connected, dense neighborhoods promote walking and reduce obesity. This is news?
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on Mon Aug 18 11:35 AM

Sweaty Spirituality: Fighting Obesity With Paul (Romans 12:1-8) | Jacob D. Myers

HUFFINGTON POST

Obesity is hitting the current generation of U.S. children particularly hard. Do you want to know a secret about working out? Here it is: We don't grow our muscles in the gym. When we lift weights we perform controlled damage to our bodies; we...
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on Wed Aug 13 7:58 AM

Why turning down the thermostat can help you lose weight

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Scientists believe that brown fat may hold the secret to combatting obesity
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Sit on this: the growth of extra-wide deckchairs and king-size toilet seats | Society

Sit on this: the growth of extra-wide deckchairs and king-size toilet seats | Society

THE GUARDIAN | on Tue, Aug 12, 1:11 PM

A British deckchair company is widening their seats due to the population's expanding waistlines - and they're not the only ones making adjustmentsBritain's last dedicated deckchair manufacturer is making seats an inch wider to accommodate...
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on Mon Aug 11 12:50 PM

Program to combat childhood obesity gets kids in daycare moving -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

A turn-key intervention program significantly increased physical activity levels among children in daycare, a study shows. The treatment groups also achieved 91 percent of the physical activity goals in the improvement plans submitted by the...
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on Fri Aug 8 4:33 PM

Lead linked to obesity in mice exposed by mothers -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity. Even at low levels, lead is associated with obesity in mice whose...
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on Thu Aug 7 12:00 PM

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls: MedlinePlus

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Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Depression, Exercise for Children
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on Wed Aug 6 5:11 PM

To End Obesity Epidemic | Roza Selimyan

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For brevity purposes I am using the word obesity instead of obesity and overweight throughout most of the text. Obesity has been one of the most talked-about topics for a long time, yet we still don't have this largely preventable condition under...
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on Tue Aug 5 12:00 PM

No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds: MedlinePlus

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Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Sleep Apnea
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on Fri Aug 1 6:06 PM

What Our Clothes Say About Our Health | John Whyte, M.D., MPH

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Have you noticed lately that a lot of men's shirts seem to be called "slim fit"? I bet you even own a few. Somebody has to own them because they're everywhere. And just recently, I've been baffled by this new category of shirts -- EXTRA slim. ...
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