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“Obesity”

Mar 24, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
By deleting a single gene, researchers at Yale University were able to reduce obesity in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20 percent. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 02:26 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Some skinny people have a high percentage of the most dangerous type of body fat, leading to serious health risks. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Most parents underestimate their children's weight, and half of parents did not recognize that their children were overweight or obese, research shows. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Eating added sugar not only increases the risk of obesity, but may also increase the risk of dying from heart disease.
Feb 3, 2014 12:07 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The clinical definitions of “obsession” and “fetish” are negative, experts say, despite the joy some in Korea report watching pretty girls eat a lot.
Jan 9, 2014 03:06 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Preliminary results from an upcoming study show that an average of 78 calories per American have been cut by some of the nation's biggest food companies. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2013 01:31 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Kids aren't as fit as their parents were at their age, new research finds. Continue reading →
Sep 10, 2013 01:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Overweight kids can learn to resist junk food through repeated up-close-and-personal exposure. Continue reading →
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