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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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Study: Obesity, Asthma Genetically Linked

A recent study has found a genetic connection between asthma and obesity.

07/26/2013

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Study: ADHD In Childhood Linked To Obesity In Adulthood

The findings of a recent study indicate that children – in particular, young boys – who grapple with ADHD often struggle with obesity in their adult years.

05/20/2013

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Study: Facebook Activity Indicative Of Regional Obesity Rates In United States

A recent study found that user activity on the social networking site Facebook from a certain region of the United States could indicate the obesity rates of that region.

04/26/2013

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Study: Patients Are Less Trusting Of Obese Doctors

Researchers have learned that patients are less likely to trust their doctors if the practitioners appear to be out of shape.

03/22/2013