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The Answer: People Chow

Several years ago the First Lady, in an effort to combat childhood obesity, introduced the “Let’s Move” campaign. Sensibly, part of the plan was to encourage kids to increase their level of physical activity.

09/30/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/04/2014

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Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed

More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.

08/18/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Conn. Bill Bans Daycare Centers From Serving Whole Milk To Kids

A new Connecticut bill would ban daycare centers from serving whole milk to children that are in their care.

04/21/2014

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Study: Obesity Leads To Younger People Getting Knee Replacements

According to a new study, obesity rates among people under 65 may be the main reason knee replacements are rapidly increasing.

11/13/2013

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Study: More Sleep Leads To Less Eating For Children

A recent study conducted at the Miriam Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University found that improving the sleeping habits of kids could help combat childhood obesity.

11/06/2013

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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