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World Health Organization Calls for Global Sugar Tax to Tackle Rising Obesity Rates
January 28, 2016
Enforcing sugar tax programs would help to tackle the global obesity epidemic taking a toll on the planet's children, says…
Is Medical Marijuana the Key to Curbing America’s Obesity Epidemic?
December 10, 2015
It's an unlikely weight loss tool but research shows that where there are medical marijuana laws in effect, obesity rates…
November 25, 2014
Obesity in America affects millions of people and is now the second most expensive and preventable cost to taxpayers, finds…
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January 2, 2014
Obesity is now responsible for nearly one in five U.S. deaths each year.
July 17, 2013
Processed foods may be here to stay. But obesity doesn't have to be.
May 17, 2013
According to a UN report, eating bugs may be the next best weapon against obesity.
May 11, 2013
Coca-Cola has announced efforts to target the growing obesity epidemic.
September 25, 2012
Former Enron executive and one of America's richest billionaires is behind an operation funding new research programs on the nation's…
August 5, 2012
A new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine outlines the challenges Americans are facing in winning the…
May 18, 2012
The USDA recently released an agency-conducted study comparing the costs of healthy food versus processed junk foods high in fat,…