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May 12, 2014
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Simply being called ‘fat’ makes young girls more likely to become obese

Trying to be thin is like trying to be tall, say UCLA psychologists Girls who are told by a parent, sibling, friend, classmate or teacher that they are too fat at age 10 are more likely to be obese at … Continue reading

February 16, 2013
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Stress at Work Very Unlikely to Cause Cancer

Work-related stress is not directly linked to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers, but can cause other contributing factors, according to a new study published on bmj.com Around 90 per cent of cancers are linked to environmental … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
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A Tale of Turkey Tail: The Part of the Bird Best Left Uneaten

ANN ARBOR — While most Americans look forward to eating turkey on Thanksgiving, Pacific Islanders in the U.S. and on the islands are most likely to eat a part of the bird few other Americans are familiar with: its tail. … Continue reading

May 17, 2012
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Study Shows Link Between Prepregnancy Obesity and Lower Child Test Scores

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function – as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years – than are … Continue reading

February 16, 2011
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Obesity Has Doubled Since 1980, Major Global Analysis of Risk Factors Reveals

*Study shows western high-income countries have achieved impressive progress in lowering hypertension and cholesterol* The worldwide prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, according to a major study on how three important heart disease risk factors have changed across … Continue reading

May 17, 2010
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Bigger Wallets – Bigger Waistlines :-)

In Canada, in stark contrast with the rest of the world, wealthy men increase their likelihood of being overweight with every extra dollar they make.