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Epidemic of Obesity

Being Even A Little Overweight Increases Health Risks

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Lugging around a few extra pounds? One of the largest studies to look at health and weight finds that you don't have to be obese to r...

The Big Difference Between Overweight and Obesity

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristen Houghton

A blog by Maura Kelly concerning her distaste for the heavyweight characters in the new CBS show "Mike and Molly" caused a firestorm of controversy an...

New Weight-Loss Drug Bloats Your Stomach To Make You Eat Less

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Attiva is about the size of a sugar grain, but when the grains are consumed in a capsule along with water, the grains swell into a gel-like substance. As the gel expands in the stomach, little room is left for food.

Factory Farms, Big Pharma, Big Food: To Blame For The Obesity Epidemic?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

Through innovation and creativity we can create a new economy based on products and services that make people thin and healthy instead of sick and fat.