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BMI: Is This Scale Broken for Black Women?
Body Mass Index doesn’t take bigger bones into account....


Is a Large Family Hard on Your Heart?
More pregnancies linked to heart disease....


Study: Global Obesity Rates Double Since 1980
LONDON (AP) -- The world is becoming a heavier place, especially in the West. Obesity rates worldwi...


Many Health Woes in Teens Seeking Obesity Surgery
Is weight loss surgery the answer for obese young people?...


Commentary: Does Chris Christie’s Weight Really Matter?
Is the national debate about Christie's weight fair? Shouldn't we be focused on his politics instea...


Couple's Health Holds Key to Heart Disease Risk
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Being with someone else makes you share the things you each like to do. Bu...


Michelle Obama Urges Parents to Check Their Children’s BMI
More than 35 percent of African-American children age 2 to 19 are overweight or obese and 11.4 perc...


Study Says Being a Bit Overweight is Risky
Though obesity is a greater health risk, research suggests there are health dangers in just carryin...


American Kids Are Too Fat
Why are so many toddlers – especially Black and Hispanic kids – obese? See what a new study reveals...


Commentary: Why I Am So Sick of the Fat Acceptance Movement
Stop accepting obesity and being overweight as OK, because it isn't....


Obese Vs. Overweight: How to Tell the Difference
Medical experts explain the differences between being obese and overweight, and ways to evaluate at...


Eating Less Carbs Twice a Week Is Better Than Dieting?
A recent study suggests that the key to dropping the pounds may be cutting back on the carbs a coup...


Annual Study Says Obesity Rates Still High Among African-Americans
Despite awareness campaigns, Americans keep getting bigger and bigger....


Diabetics eye obesity surgery to tame blood sugar
Diabetics eye obesity surgery to tame blood sugar...


South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year
South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year...


Exercise Helps Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Most people exercise to stay healthy or fit into that new dress you just b...


Can Being Overweight Still Be Healthy?
Posted Aug 13, 2008 – Some obese people don't appear to have a higher risk for heart disease, while...


The Triple Threat: Diabetes, Obesity and High Cholesterol
Posted Nov. 11, 2008 – Diabetes, Obesity and High Cholesterol - do you have a plan of attack to hel...


Want to Live Longer? Do This | News | BET.com
Posted Jan 9, 2008 – People with four healthy lifestyle behaviors – not smoking, physical activity,...


Thick vs. Fat: What’s the Difference?
Amber Rose says she’s thick. What do you think?...

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