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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Americans who live where the air is thinnest are less likely to be obese than those in low-lying areas, according to a new study. The results don't mean people should move to higher altitudes to lose weight, said study lead...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a review of almost 100 past studies covering nearly three million people, researchers found that being overweight or slightly obese was linked to about a 6 percent lower risk of dying, compared to people considered "normal...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - American adults have made a little progress in recent years in cutting back on calories from fast food, but children are still consuming too much fat, U.S. health researchers say. French fries, pizza and similar items accounted for...
There are many factors to be discussed when it comes to the subjects of body fat and lean muscle mass. Hopefully this column will touch on some helpful, but basic facts and tips to help you gain a better understanding of the two and how to improve on...
A new study suggests an intriguing explanation for the rise in obesity rates — the growing number of only children. Researchers from Denmark analyzed health records of more than 29,000 Danish schoolchildren and found that boys and girls without...
Tags: Diabetes, Obesity, Denmark, Medical Research, Research
Staff Writer, Copy EditorThe Our Choice program is in the process of recruiting Valley children ages 2 through 9 to take part in a study that aims to promote a healthier lifestyle and combat obesity. Project organizers are seeking to recruit 1,200 children, as well as their...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of Americans are obese. You've probably heard this statistic before, but if not, I doubt you're surprised. America is fat, which is why First Lady......
Men and women, particularly those categorized as obese, have grown increasingly likely over the years to underestimate their true weight, according to a recent study. In a paper published Wednesday in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers at University...
Tags: Obesity, Weight, Overweight
Attention dieters: Many of the “facts” you think you know about obesity and weight loss are wrong. So says a report published in Thursday’s edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. An international team of dietitians, doctors...
WDBJ7 ReporterLose weight, stay healthy and lower the pregnancy rate. That's the goal of a new partnership in Danville. The city's Parks and Recreation department and the Danville Regional Medical Center are now combining expertise to promote health and wellness....
Exercise classes Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes at its campus, 301 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie, and at BW Health Service, 7556 Teague Road in Hanover, starting Jan. 7. The 10-week session will offer beginning yoga,...
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There are fitness gadgets for exercisers of any level, whether you're an Ironman triathlete or just starting to get up and go. Keep in mind what activities interest you when you are shopping for gear, says Jessica Matthews, physiologist with the...
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