Articles tagged with: obesity

09 February 2015

Obesity letter outrages mom

Posted in U.S. & World News

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. --- (WPTV) A Palm Beach Gardens, Florida mom is furious about the letter from a nurse she found in her first grader's backpack Thursday."Her first question to me was 'do the ...

15 January 2015

Study shows sedentary behavior responsible for more deaths than obesity

Posted in Health

A new study finds sedentary behavior is responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity.Researchers calculated height, weight and exercise statistics for more than 300,000 adults over 12 years.They ...

05 September 2014

Study shows increase in adult obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News

Adult obesity rates in the U.S. remain high and even increased in six states over the past year.That's according to a new report from the Trust for America’s Health, which tracks obesity trends in ...

05 June 2014

Banning food stamp purchases of soda may help decrease obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Stanford, Calif. -- Banning food stamp purchases of soda and other sugary drinks could cause a major drop in obesity and diabetes among the poor. That's the finding of a new study published in the A ...