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Being Obese Almost As Costly As Not Going To College

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

Being overweight has heavy financial implications. Obese 18-year-old men will earn 18 percent less over their a lifetime than those of a normal wei...

New Study Suggests Breakthrough Method To Help Black Women Maintain Healthy Weight

Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

A new study released today by Duke University finds a new approach for black women to embrace in the battle against obesity. The obesity epidemic ...

Are We Fatter Than We Think We Are?

John Dick | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
John Dick

Over the past year, we asked more than 130,000 Americans a simple question -- "Do you consider yourself to be overweight?" -- with a super-simple yes/no response set. We then queried thousands of other respondent attributes in our database and flagged some of the more fascinating and quirky cross tabs.

11 Ways Food Marketing Can Make You Fat

Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

You probably feel in your gut -- literally -- that food marketing can make you fat. The fact that we're constantly exposed to ads for various products...

OOF! Scientists Calculate Weight Of Planet's Entire Population

Posted 06.17.2013 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 06/17/2012 08:57 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Humanity could stand to lose a few p...

Get Paid To Eat Fast Food For 3 Months

Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

This almost sounds like a joke -- a study from Washington University in St. Louis is recruiting participants to eat only fast food for three months. T...

Watch: America's Obesity Epidemic Growing At Alarming Rate

Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living

A study released this week paints an abysmal picture of how America's obesity epidemic continues to boom. Colorado is now the only state in the na...

By 2018, Colorado Will Be The Only State With Under 30% Obesity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A study released today by Dr. Kenneth Thorpe at Emory University, commissioned by the United Health Foundation, reports that by 2018, Colorado will be...

Study: Obesity As Bad For Your Health As Smoking

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Being obese can take years off your life and in some cases may be as dangerous as smoking, a new study says. British researchers at the...