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


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: 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...


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


Commentary: Why Is Obesity Not Getting Black Women Down?
New research shows that obese and overweight Black women have better self-esteem than many average-...


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...


Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke
Obesity linked to increased risk of stroke...


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


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


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....


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


"My Child Is Not Fat!"
Parents’ denial about child’s obesity is hurting kids....


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...


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...


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


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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