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U.S. Obesity Rates Are Even Higher Than We Thought

Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 11/20/2014 09:33 AM EST on LiveScience NEW ORLEANS — The obesity rates of many U.S. states are actually higher ...

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...

Obesity Even Deadlier Than Ever Before

weather.com | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Now might be the perfect time of year to go outside and get some exercise, especially if your excuses for avoiding outdoor activities usually fluctuat...

America's Most Obese Workers Are (Unsurprisingly) Also The Poorest

Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living

When it comes to worker obesity risk, not all job environments are created equal. The latest data from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index foun...

Expanding Americans

Grace Nasri | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Grace Nasri

The good news: America is no longer the fattest country in the world. The bad news: Americans are fat, and they're getting fatter.

The Link Between Obesity And Perfectionism

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

As as a medical doctor and surgeon, I've found the majority of my patients suffering from obesity are actually perfectionists too. We're not the lazy, procrastinating, passive-aggressive people that many think we are.