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Obesity Health Problems

Catherine Pearson

ADHD, Headaches: The Many Problems Childhood Obesity Causes | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.17.2013 | Parents

It is well known that childhood obesity puts kids at greater risk for high blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as diabetes and cardiovascular issu...

Fat, Fear, and the Truly Absurd: The Perils of Ping-Pong Science

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

At the population level, epidemic obesity is incontrovertibly established as a clear and all-but-omnipresent danger. It is absurd to suggest otherwise. And it's those who do so -- who play ping-pong with science -- who frighten the hell out of me.

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...