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Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
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Not so long ago, about one in every 10 adult Floridians was obese. Today, if you line up four Floridians, one of them will be obese. The good news? At least we're not Mississippi, where every third person has a body mass index of 30 or higher —...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy women are less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis than their slimmer peers, according to a new study. Researchers following more than 116,000 women found that morbidly obese study participants were 39 percent less...
Like other fourth-graders at Evanston's King Laboratory School, Jennifer Dreller's daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment. But the experience took a toll on the 10-year-old's self-esteem, her mother...
Michael Jackson sometimes sang during concerts accompanied by his own recorded vocal track to help him perform the most physically strenuous numbers, the choreographer for what was to be his comeback shows in London testified Monday. What is known as...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to be 30 pounds overweight and still be healthy? My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal, and I have no health issues other than being overweight. ANSWER: Weight is one important measure of health. But it's not...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a head-to-head comparison with a traditional diet, people who stuck to a diet of portion-controlled packaged foods lost almost twice as much weight as those who only got advice on how to trim calories, according to a new...
Reuters(For other news from Reuters Health Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/Health13) * Danish group under pressure after U.S. Tresiba setback * CEO says obesity drug could keep profit goals on track * Novo expects liraglutide for obesity to...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley and Ransdell Pierson May 7 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's choice of gastric banding has prompted questions about why he opted for a weight-loss procedure less favored by bariatric surgeons and patients. Lap-Band...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
South WindsorThink of a person with an eating disorder and your first thought will likely be of a college coed. Yet children as young as six and retired seniors are increasingly being treated for eating disorders. Those with eating disorders have the highest...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regularly eating cereal for breakfast is tied to healthy weight for kids, according to a new study that endorses making breakfast cereal accessible to low-income kids to help fight childhood obesity. One in every four American...
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