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January 15, 2013
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Body Weight and Gender Influence Judgment in the Courtroom

In a study that offers insight into the depth of stigmatization of overweight and obese people, researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity found that weight stigma extends to the courtroom. Published online in the International … 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

September 28, 2012
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Keep Yourself Motivated to Bring Yourself in Shape

Are you looking for the best way to reduce your weight? But the very first question which arises in the mind of people who are overweight is how to get motivated to lose weight? There is no magic wand which … Continue reading

September 7, 2011
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Study Finds Payment for Pediatric Obesity Services Now Can Save Money Later

Pediatric obesity ends up costing $3 billion annually in the U.S., but a significant amount of that could be saved by streamlining medical coverage to address health issues affecting young obese patients now rather than waiting to treat conditions they … Continue reading

March 23, 2011
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Study Finds That Overweight People Really Are Big-Boned

One of the blind spots in forensic science, particularly in identifying unknown remains, is the inability of experts to determine how much an individual weighed based on his or her skeleton. New research from North Carolina State University moves us … 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.