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Obese Women

STUDY: Nearly 1 in 4 Women Are Obese Before Pregnancy

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 12/10/2013 07:11 AM EST on LiveScience Nearly 1 in 4 women now are obese when they become pregn...

WATCH: Are Plus Size Women More Accepted In The Black Community?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Black Voices

Full Figure Fashion Week is in, well, full swing! The annual New York City-based event, which is produced by former plus size model Gwendolyn DeVoe an...

Managers Who Think Highly Of Themselves Likely To Discriminate: Study

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money

Who's most likely to discriminate against obese workers? Managers who think they're good looking. That's one finding of a new study in the Internat...

Obese Women Have Poorer Quality Of Life Than Men

TIME | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living

In general, the heavier you are -- that is, the further you veer into overweight territory -- the worse your quality of life. But a new survey finds t...

Shifting Focus: From Body Image to Health Consciousness

Christine Ferguson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Ferguson

We are mothers, wives, daughters, teachers, executives and "Chief Health Officers" for our families. And, according to recent statistics, two in three of us is also something else: overweight.

Should Obese Moms Not Eat For Two?

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

More than half of women in the United States are overweight or obese when they become pregnant, and most go on to gain more than the recommended amoun...