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Obesity America

Slightly Fewer Americans Were Obese In 2011, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.10.2012 | Healthy Living

A new Gallup report shows that obesity in America has declined (albeit slightly) between 2010 and 2011 -- from 26.6 percent to 26.1 percent. The sh...

Half Of Americans To Be Obese By 2030: Report

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Half of Americans will be obese by 2030 if things continue the way they are now, according to four new papers in the Lancet. And as a result, ther...

How Does Obesity Differ?

AP/HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -- the first to compare American obesity data with another country -- finds (per...

Combating Obesity: How and How Come

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

We're fat and it's killing us. Yet every cloud has a silver lining. Experts suggest that the rising rate of obesity will translate into shorter life spans, thus keep the Social Security system solvent. Ha!

Take Control and Prevent Obesity

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

At what point do we as American adults say that enough is enough?

Proposing an Image Makeover for Obesity News

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Consider the language we use to talk about obesity. The "war" on obesity. The "epidemic" of obesity. It's like the saying, "what you resist, persists."

Are Americans Now More Honest About Their Weight?

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Are Americans becoming more honest about their weight? That theory could explain why the gap appears to be closing in what people say...