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


Study: Fast Food Ads Target Black Youth More
Kids’ meals ads are twice as likely to be in our neighborhoods....


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


Being a Little Overweight Can Add More Years to Your Life
Having a little bit of extra weight isn’t too bad for you, a new study from the Centers for Disease...


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


Truths About African-Americans, Diet and the Autism Link
Given the disproportionate obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure rates among Black women, a rec...


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


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...


Study: Income, Not Race, May Be the Biggest Predictor in Health Habits
Researchers have found that people who have less money are more likely to weigh more than people ho...


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...


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


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


Number of Fat People in U.S. to Grow, Report Says
Number of Fat People in U.S. to Grow | Report Says...


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


Commentary: Black Women Aren’t Pretty. What?
A new study calls Black women unattractive in comparison to other races....


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...


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


Weight-Loss Surgery Safer Than Thought, Study Finds
Obese | but worried that surgery for it might kill you? See what a new study reveals....


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...

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