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Does Obesity Cause Pain — Or the Other Way Around?

A new study published in the journal Obesity suggests excess weight and physical pain often go hand-in-hand — even if the overweight person is otherwise in good health.

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Would A Ban on Fast-Food Ads Really Help with Childhood Obesity?

With childhood obesity rates on the perpetual incline in the U.S., researchers have been attempting to find an effective way to combat this nationwide issue. According to a report from a University of Illinois, advertising bans do work, but an outright ban covering the entire U.S. media market would be the most effective policy tool for reducing fast-food consumption in children.

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Study: New Hormone Could Help Fight Obesity, Diabetes

Researchers have isolated a protein in mice muscle cells that trigger the same health benefits as exercise.

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Effects of Risk Factors For Obesity Causes People to Put on Weight

A new study published in the journal PLoS Medicine found people with several risk factors for obesity were more likely to put on weight.

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Slightly Fewer Americans Obese in 2011

Fewer Americans reported being obese in 2011, compared to years past, according to the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

 

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Study Finds Link Between Obesity, Cancer Screening

The rate of cancer screening for certain types of cancer increases with body weight, according to a new study published in the Journal of Obesity.

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U.S. Cancer Rates Drop, While Obesity Related Cancers Increase

There has been a steady drop in in the cancer death rate in the United States, but obesity related cancers, such as kidney cancer, is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report.

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Why Is Christmas the Perfect Time for Telling People They’re Overweight? — Health Check

Who says the holidays have to be all warm and fuzzy? According to some health groups in the UK, Christmas can be the perfect time to tell a loved one he or she is overweight.

It may sound rude, but experts insist the health risks involved with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease and stroke, make it worth the uncomfortable conversation.

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Obesity Isn’t Just Bad for Your Body, It’s Bad for Your Wallet, Too — Health Check

The health risks of obesity are well-documented, but there’s a financial downside, too — data shows obese people also earn less money, especially women.

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‘Obesity May Run in the Family,’ Say Researchers — Health Check

Is obesity contagious? A study back in 2007 seemed to indicate that, saying we get it from our friends. To back that up, researchers highlighted data showing members of social groups were likely to have similar rates of obesity. New research, however, seems to be changing all this by finding that social interactions may have little impact on body weight.

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