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Study: Obese Workers Have Shorter Endurance Times, Need Longer Rest Breaks

A new study has found that workers who are obese may have significantly shorter endurance times when it comes to performing tasks in the workplace.

07/25/2014

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Obesity Can Shorten Lifespan More Than Smoking, Research Says

Extreme obesity can take more years off a person’s life than smoking can, new research suggests.

07/09/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Poll: Just 36 Percent Of Americans Believe They Are Overweight, Although 66 Percent Actually Are

About 66 percent of Americans are considered overweight or obese by modern health standards, but the majority (55 percent) do not believe they are overweight and say they are not trying to drop the pounds, according to a recent Gallup poll.

06/19/2014

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New Coca-Cola Ad Says It Takes 23 Minutes to Work Off Can of Soda

Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda.

06/06/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Surgery Gives Long-Term Help for Obese Diabetics

New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients’ diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some cases, for good.

03/31/2014

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4 Lessons Potato Chip Makers Want Dietitians To Learn

Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation’s obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.

02/27/2014

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Poll: ‘Just Kidding’ Doesn’t Absolve Racist, Sexist Online Comments

In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.

11/20/2013

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Poll: 52 Percent Of Americans Against Trans Fat Ban

According to the Pew Research Center, a majority people in the United States are against a federal ban on trans fats.

11/08/2013

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