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Adult Obesity

How Young Teens' Eating Disorders Can Affect Them Later In Adolescence

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

BY KATHLEEN RAVEN NEW YORK Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:18pm EST (Reuters Health) - Young teens who binge eat and those who are fearful of weight gain m...

Screening for Obesity: Weighed, Measured, and Found Wanting

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The updated advice from the Preventive Services Task Force about obesity screening harbors good, bad, and a bit of the downright silly.

From Overweight to Obese

Bruce A. Barron | Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce A. Barron

Based on current trends, unless there are major changes in our eating habits and level of physical activities, half of the adults in the United States will be obese by the year 2030.

'This Is Where You're Fat': The Heftiest States In The Union

GOOD | Andrew Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

An update on our collective waistline: The Trust for America's Health has a new report out, with the blunt title "F as in Fat," and the news isn't goo...