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Fat dogs, fat cats: Time for a … pet obesity clinic?


Posted: September 13, 2012 at 8:10 am

We are getting fat. And so are our cats and dogs -- its estimated that 60% of them are overweight or just plain obese Continue reading

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Obesity Rates Down In Tennessee


Posted: September 13, 2012 at 8:10 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Good news for Tennesseans. Obesity rates in the state are going down for the second year in a row. Continue reading

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What's the main cause of obesity – our genes or the environment?


Posted: September 12, 2012 at 1:19 am

Public release date: 11-Sep-2012 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmjgroup.com 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal The ongoing obesity epidemic is creating an unprecedented challenge for healthcare systems around the world, but what determines who gets fat? Two experts debate the issue on bmj.com today. Continue reading

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Some parents in denial about child obesity


Posted: September 10, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Published: Sept. 10, 2012 at 12:04 AM ATLANTA, Sept Continue reading

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Childhood obesity: Having "The Talk" with kids can head off trouble


Posted: September 10, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Childhood obesity, studies show, is perhaps harder for parents to have "The Talk" about with their kids than it is to have "The Talk" about sex and drugs. But it does work, if parents walk their talk. Continue reading

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University opens obesity clinic for pets


Posted: September 8, 2012 at 3:10 am

ScienceDaily (Sep. 6, 2012) The United States' obesity epidemic reaches far beyond adults and children to our pets, who share our homes and often our dietary habits and lack of exercise. Continue reading

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Report: Obesity on decline in Philly schools


Posted: September 8, 2012 at 3:10 am

MORE GOOD NEWS for Philadelphia's youth: Obesity rates among schoolchildren "decreased significantly" from 2006 to 2010, according to a study by the city's Department of Public Health. Height-and-weight data collected from about 120,000 Philadelphia School District kids revealed a 5 percent decline in obesity among youths ages 5 to 18. Continue reading

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Signs of progress? Obesity among Philly's kids is down


Posted: September 8, 2012 at 3:10 am

Obesityamong Philadelphia's nearly 900,000 schoolchildren has ticked downward slightly, a new study says, suggesting that efforts to reverse the rising tide of fat among the nation's children are paying off. In 2009-2010, 20.5% of the Philly's kids weighed in as obese, and 7.9% were considered "severely obese." Writing in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a team of Philadelphia public health officials and researchers called those figures "unacceptably high." But they noted that the latest statistics are down from measures taken in 2006-2007, when 21.5% of Philadelphia's schoolchildren were obese and 8.5% were severely obese. "The epidemic of child obesity may have begun to recede in Philadelphia," the authors concluded Continue reading

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Obesity among Philadelphia students drops 5 percent over 4 years


Posted: September 8, 2012 at 3:10 am

Obesity rates for Philadelphia schoolchildren fell significantly over four years, researchers reported Thursday, suggesting that the sort of steps taken here in one of the hardest-hit cities might help reverse a national epidemic. The rate of obese local public-school students dropped nearly 5 percent between 2006 and 2010, when national obesity rates remained unchanged after tripling since the mid-1970s Continue reading

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Pint-size molecules show promise against obesity


Posted: September 6, 2012 at 6:10 pm

ScienceDaily (Sep. Continue reading

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