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Global Obesity Epidemic Climbing to 1 in 5 by 2025, Shows 'No Chance' of Meeting UN Targets, Study Finds
April 5, 2016
A new study published in The Lancet finds the global obesity epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down.
U.S. Obesity Epidemic Far From Over as Rates Continue to Rise, CDC Reports
December 1, 2015
Despite a growing number of efforts to curb our obesity epidemic and decrease our national waistline, a new study says…
Are Obese Children the Product of Child Abuse?
June 12, 2015
A Puerto Rican bill aims to label parents of obese children as child abusers. But shouldn't the real blame be…
December 2, 2014
The World Health Organization has found an obesity cancer connection that accounts for half a million preventable cancers every year.
November 25, 2014
Obesity in America affects millions of people and is now the second most expensive and preventable cost to taxpayers, finds…
July 16, 2014
Obesity in America is at an all-time high. And it's impact may be more harmful than the effects of smoking…
June 2, 2014
The obesity epidemic is no longer just a first world problem. One-third of the entire world population is now battling…
February 28, 2014
Obesity rates among American children ages 2 to 5 are on the decline even while the rest of the nation…
April 26, 2013
Should how much you weigh make a difference in how much your airline fare costs?
September 20, 2012
Take note, Santa. Recent research found that people with belly fat were at greater risk of early death than obese…